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Shrinkflation

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Abra Cadabra, Shrinkflation! By now we should all know what inflation is. When our government “prints” a bunch of money, you can’t expect prices to remain the same. The price of everything goes up. But companies aren’t always so keen … read more Shrinkflation

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Financial Cryptonite

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I recently listened to an interview of a pilot that was involved in the rescue of Afghani refugees during the USA’s withdrawal. This pilot was an Afghani native that lived in the US and when he learned that the US … read more Financial Cryptonite

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Nominal vs Real Yield

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What is the difference between nominal and real interest? Black= Nominal, Red =Inflation rate, Blue = real yield For the past four decades, inflation has been subdued and there hasn’t been much of a reason to learn the difference between … read more Nominal vs Real Yield

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The Foxy Fed

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Assets, Liabilities, and Personal Finance. US Inflation Rate In polite circles, it often isn’t considered proper to talk about money. In some ways, it’s too bad, because basic knowledge of how money and credit works is vital to protecting your … read more The Foxy Fed

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El Salvador’s Bitcoin City

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A New Frontier President Bukele of El Salvador has big plans for his country. After guiding the country to become the first in the world to adopt bitcoin as legal tender, he laid out his vision for a bitcoin city … read more El Salvador’s Bitcoin City

The Bid/Ask Spread

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Going to the Market Definition The bid/ask spread is the difference in price between the price a buyer is willing to pay (the bid), and the price a seller is welling to sell (the ask). The most basic example is … read more The Bid/Ask Spread

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What is DeFi?

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Zoom function is not active. What is DeFi – Decentralized Finance According to Wikipedia: Decentralized Finance is a blockchain-based form of finance that does not rely on central financial intermediaries such as brokerages, exchanges, or banks to offer traditional financial instruments. Instead, … read more What is DeFi?

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The Fox and The Henhouse

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Why Are Prices Rising? “What we are seeing is the old ploy by the robber who starts shouting ‘Stop, thief!’ And runs down the street pointing ahead at others.” The late economist, Murray Rothbard “Inflation is always and everywhere a … read more The Fox and The Henhouse

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Bitcoin Finally Has An ETF

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What is BITO? The first bitcoin focused ETF made its trading debut last week. The ProShares ETF, BITO, climbed most of it’s opening day with almost a $1billion worth of shares changing hands over the opening session. Based on its … read more Bitcoin Finally Has An ETF

Wondering How To Get Started?

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Where Do I Begin? So you’ve accepted that taking control of your finances is something that you need to do. Now, where to begin… Before you start taking steps to bring your finances under your control, you need to know … read more Wondering How To Get Started?

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