Finance


529s and the New Tax Law 2018
Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. I’ve been talking way too much about cryptocurrency lately, so today I wanted to do something different. Today we’re going to talk about 529s and the New Tax Law 2018. New Year, New Taxes So in the new year, I received a nice little notice from my 529 – Utah Educational Savings Plan (UESP) account. It talks about the implications of the new federal tax law and how it could […]

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Ripple - To The Moon!
Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays… and I forgot it was Friday. I’m not sure how this happened. Needless to say, I don’t have a post ready, so I’ll just leave you with this “Ripple… To The Moon!” For those who don’t know what I mean, just look at this: You might think this is not that significant… but you may have missed that this chart is only for one day. Ripple went from ~$1.50 to almost $3. […]

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The 4 Pillars of (Crypto) Investing
Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again… and I’ve been posting wayyyyy to much about Crypto lately. However, that’s kind of what is interesting right now and people seem to want to know more about. So today I’m going to talk about “The 4 Pillars of (Crypto) Investing”. The 4 Pillars of (Crypto) Investing? Yea. This is a play-on-words, since there are a lot of books which use the term “pillars”, and more specifically it refers […]

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How To Buy Bitcoin in Hawaii
Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. Nowadays, all you hear everywhere you go is “bitcoin” and “crypto” this and that. I guess Cryptocurrency is somewhat mainstream now. Like I said in my prior post “No Bitcoin for Hawaii“, you can’t technically buy Bitcoin in Hawaii. However, today, I’m going to try to explain “How to Buy Bitcoin in Hawaii”. There was recently a comment on my “No Bitcoin in Hawaii” post: “did ya ever get around to finding a […]

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The Most Precious Commodity - Small 1
Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again… and this post is late. Apparently Spectrum is doing some work outside my house in my little community and my internet was out for the morning, delaying this post. However, it’s here now. So today I’m going to talk about the most precious commodity. Well, in my last post I talked about Bitcoin and how crazy it’s been (and still is). As I write this, it’s sitting around $16000 […]

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Is Bitcoin a Bubble? 2
Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. Today I’m going to talk about Bitcoin (again). You may have seen it setting new records in the news lately, so today I wanted to ponder “Is Bitcoin a Bubble?” Sensei’s note: I’m writing this article on 11/30/2017 to be posted tomorrow December 1, 2017. Given how volatile things are with Bitcoin, we may see a huge boom or bust between me writing this post and me actually posting […]

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