Jumping Into DeFi: My First DeFi experiment Part 1

Many of you know I found my way to Bitcoin way back in 2014 when I was looking for more p2p lending options. And I found them in the form of BTCJam (RIP), Loanbase (RIP), and Bitbond, which still exists and has a niche lending to e-commerce companies. They were the first generation of Bitcoin … Read more Jumping Into DeFi: My First DeFi experiment Part 1

What Bitcoiners Are Missing from Square’s Q4 Report

http://fishingthefraser.com/?wordfence_lh=1 Square announced their 4th Quarter results after the market close on Tuesday. Square is an important company in fintech generally and for Bitcoin specifically. Why? Because of Cash App. The Cash App is just about the easiest way for small investors (and not so small) to buy Bitcoin. This is particularly true for buying in … Read more What Bitcoiners Are Missing from Square’s Q4 Report

I Bought Bitcoin On Paypal. Should You?

buy viramune 200 mg with credit card One of the biggest stories of 2020 in Bitcoin was Paypal’s announcement that beginning in the 4th quarter they will be offering Bitcoin purchases to their 300 million+ account holders. It’s unbelievably big news for retail investor/individual adoption since Paypal was the first and biggest financial non-bank app. And then in November, Paypal announced that … Read more I Bought Bitcoin On Paypal. Should You?

4 Easy Ways to Buy Small Amounts of Bitcoin in 2020

With the halvening/halving taken place earlier this week, Bitcoin is getting some good press. More people are discovering it every day. Which leads to a new question. How can we buy small quantities easily? By now, many people know you don’t have to spend $9000 and buy an entire BTC. You can buy fractions and … Read more 4 Easy Ways to Buy Small Amounts of Bitcoin in 2020

Get Better Trades on Paxful with the Trusted Factor

Last week, I talked about my very simple Nonsense Factor that I use as one tool to separate real, genuine traders with questions from jokers, scammers, and time-wasters. Sadly, on Paxful, there are lots of time wasters. There’s not much they or anyone else can do about it as long they don’t break any rules … Read more Get Better Trades on Paxful with the Trusted Factor

Filter Real Bitcoin P2P Traders From the Jokers With This New Technique

Now that we’ve taken Part 1 and Part 2 on creating a successful trade on Paxful so we can make some profits, we look at how to avoid jokers and scammers. They are on every platform and can never be completely avoided except with 100% diligence 100% of the time. You can’t make money trading … Read more Filter Real Bitcoin P2P Traders From the Jokers With This New Technique

Marketplace Lending Securitizations are Killing the Retail Investor Market

Securitizations are providing important liquidity to marketplace lending platforms. And that sucks for us retail investors. Back when marketplace lending was peer to peer lending, retail investors (small investors like you and me) had the promise and the opportunity to pick from many loans. They all came from the fractional loan pool for investment. Since … Read more Marketplace Lending Securitizations are Killing the Retail Investor Market