Opendime Review (2022)

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I was sent over a free pack of Opendime by Coinkite so I could put together this Opendime review (and the guide at the end).

What is an Opendime? How does an Opendime work, and how do you use it?

This is all covered in this Opendime review, with my hands-on impression and a quick tutorial which shows this nifty little Bitcoin (BTC) USB stick in action.

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Best Cryptocurrency Newsletters (2022)

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There’s a lot to keep up with in the cryptocurrency space.

Because of that, it can be easy to miss important updates, interesting articles, and ‘dank memes’. Luckily for us, there are some great cryptocurrency newsletters that wade through the plethora of bullshit and deliver the best bits to your inbox.

In this post, I’ve pulled together the best cryptocurrency newsletters which I’m currently subscribed to:

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Best Cryptocurrency Exchanges in the UK (2021)

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What are the best cryptocurrency exchanges available in the UK?

In 2021, there are loads of cryptocurrency exchanges that UK residents can use – but they’re not all that great.

In this quick list, I’ll cover the best cryptocurrency exchanges where you can buy bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies without getting ripped off.

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What is Dollar-Cost Averaging (DCA)?

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Want a simple strategy for investing in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC)?

Then you need to know about dollar-cost averaging (DCA).

In this short post, I’ll overview what dollar-cost averaging is and how it can reduce your risk exposure, blood pressure, and get you investing ASAP.

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Ledger Nano S Review (2022)

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I’ve consistently ranked the Ledger Nano S as one of the best hardware wallets on the market.

It’s one of the most popular hardware wallets on the market – with more than 1.5 million units sold since it was released in 2016.

But is the Ledger Nano S the right hardware wallet for you? 

In this Ledger Nano S review, I’ll cover everything you need to know: from what cryptocurrencies are supported to all the little extra features it includes which you’ll want to know about.

I’ve also updated this to include some security stuff (about keeping your cryptocurrency secure) and an FAQ section throughout.

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Stop Paying Coinbase Withdrawal Fees

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FYI: Coinbase and Coinbase Pro now seem to charge the same Bitcoin (BTC) withdrawal fees. This is a dynamic fee, but it tends to be lower than many other cryptocurrency exchanges I’ve checked out.

This is a quick post to walk through how you can stop paying the excessively high transaction fees when withdrawing bitcoin (BTC) from Coinbase.

Read on to discover how.

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Vertcoin (VTC) One-Click Miner (OCM) Guide

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Vertcoin (VTC)  is a cryptocurrency that was created in 2014 and is branded as “the people’s coin” by the community. Unlike Bitcoin (BTC), Vertcoin (VTC) aims to keep its mining as decentralized as possible. This means that the development team is looking to keep Vertcoin (VTC) ASIC resistant so that the community can continue to mine it with a graphics card (GPU).

To encourage more members of the community to mine Vertcoin (VTC), the team behind this cryptocurrency has developed the one-click miner that is simple and easy to use. This focus of this post is to show anyone interested in mining a cryptocurrency how easy the Vertcoin (VTC) one-click miner is to use.

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Cryptocurrency Investment: Ask Yourself These Questions

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How do you decide whether a cryptocurrency or token is worth purchasing or investing in?

Where do you start? What’s important and what’s not?

This post details the initial questions which I ask myself about a cryptocurrency before independently deciding whether to conduct more in-depth research. This isn’t extensive or complicated but is something that I’ve used as a starting point to evaluate projects.

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Buy Bitcoin Cheaply in the UK (2022)

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Want to buy bitcoin without getting ripped off?

Although it’s simple and convenient to buy bitcoin with a debit or credit card, it’s NOT the cheapest way.

There are some exceptions, but most places will charge upwards of 4% in fees when buying bitcoin with a debit or credit card in the UK. That’s 100% unnecessary.

In this guide, I’m going to walk through some popular, well-recommended, and cheaper ways that you can buy bitcoin in the UK.

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What is Regalcoin? Another Crypto Ponzi Scheme

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Back when I originally wrote this in October 2017, Regalcoin was a BitConnect copycat (i.e. a clone) which was getting lots of attention.

That’s mainly because it promised returns of up to 45% per month, had a lucrative affiliate program which incentivised cryptocurrency YouTubers to shill it, and was promoted as a way to get in on the ground floor with something just like BitConnect (which had seen a massive increase in coin valuation over the course of 2017).

It went from a high of over $70 per coin in October 2017 to just $0.0011 in 2020.

In this post, I outline what Regalcoin was all about and the warning signs which indicated it was a Ponzi scheme – just like BitConnect.

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