In Spring 2020, many predicted doom for the F.I.R.E. movement (one pundit called it “D.I.R.E.”). The term stands for “Financial Independence Retire Early” and some of its core tenets are tied to stock market returns. But more than a year later, F.I.R.E. is still around, perhaps stronger than ever, precisely because of how the pandemic […]
We have been talking about crypto here on the Gents Blog since 2014. While you can’t buy Bitcoin (BTC) for the single digit prices it was trading for back then, there are plenty of new currencies that are affordable and have promising futures. We’ve already spoken a lot about BTC and Ethereum (ETH) so in […]
It doesn’t seem that long ago to us, but it’s actually been years since we wrote a Cryptocurrency 101 article to get Gents up to speed on this developing form of monetary exchange. But years before even that article, way before it was in the headlines, we were encouraging people to learn more about Bitcoin. […]
Online trading, particularly through mobile apps like Robinhood, has come under scrutiny in recent weeks because of some controversy regarding a limit to trading of a particular stock. People were curious enough that the Twitter account for a small UK society promoting the legend of the original Robin Hood went from 350 followers to over […]
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 […]
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