Metal coins and paper bills have been used by many cultures since humans stopped using salt and animals as currency. Cash is the second most-used form of payment in America, just behind debit cards. But one more ripple effect from Covid has been a change in behavior from consumers when it comes to using cash. What are the […]
You’ve heard it in the news, at the water cooler, and even from us here at The Gents Blog. Earlier this year we talked to you about the difference between Ethereum and Bitcoin, and way back in November 2014 we first told you about Bitcoin and even encouraged you to purchase $20 worth for yourself […]
Some time ago we explained the hype around Bitcoin (which has mostly surged in value since the time of that article). Some of our members have been hearing about Ethereum and wanted to understand the difference between it and Bitcoin. This article will explain those differences and consider what lies ahead for cryptocurrencies in general. What’s the […]
Some time ago we wrote about the disruption in the financial services space being led by companies like Wealthfront. This led some of our members to ask if we saw value in having an actual financial advisor. Our answer is that of course, there is a place for a financial advisor the same way that […]
Most people know that the smartest way to save money on a regular basis is to make it an automated habit. Either arrange for an automatic payroll deduction from your employer (or draw if you’re a business owner) or create an automated ACH to take the money out regularly. This is not difficult to sell. […]
Investors, particularly tech and currency investors, have been hearing a lot about Bitcoin lately. It’s a mysterious crypto-currency that has taken the Internet by storm. They provide safe, anonymous purchases, a decentralized banking structure, and much lower processing fees. But Bitcoin is complicated. It is also very new by currency standards. So let’s take a deeper look and […]
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