The Fed’s Digital Dabbling; Snapchat Augments Reality; The Kansas City Tie-Up

All We Have Is Data In The Wind Welcome to Fed Fridays, Great Ones! Where digital currencies are made up, and the basic appeals of blockchain don’t matter! We’re going to keep things snappy today for … reasons. But we do need to talk about the Fed’s flirtation with digital currencies. And as far as the Fed is concerned, we’re just talking about digital currencies today … not cryptocurrencies exactly. The Fed made that painfully clear yesterday when it announced that it’s still dabbling with the idea of launching a U.S. digital dollar. Powell and the bunch plan to put[…]

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The Crypto Sell-off Is a Buying Opportunity

On May 8, the date Tesla CEO and Dogecoin advocate Elon Musk hosted Saturday Night Live, the total market cap of all cryptos was about $2.5 trillion. Since then, the market has lost over $800 billion in value, and prices continued to plunge on Friday. In today’s Market Insights video, I look at some of the negative headwinds that are facing cryptos — and why the sell-off is a potential buying opportunity. (If you’d prefer to read a transcript, click here.) Regards, Steve Fernandez Research Analyst, Strategic Fortunes Powered by WPeMatico

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Which Renewable Sector Will Be the Big Winner?

Javascript is disabled Javascript is disabled on your browser. Please enable it in order to use this form. Loading Which Renewable Sector Will Be the Big Winner?* The money lies in solar … it has the most potential for widespread acceptance. Wind is where the best opportunities lie. Water is the way to go if you want to make real money in the renewables boom. Brick-and-mortar picks will be the big winners in this space. Submit Your form has been submitted Thank you for taking the survey, we have received your answers. You can view it anytime from this link[…]

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Real Talk on Coast FIRE: Slackers and FOMO

The post Real Talk on Coast FIRE: Slackers and FOMO appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Coast FIRE is growing in popularity! Woohoo! More and more people are realizing that financial independence is not a binary achievement (FI, or not FI), it’s more of a lifestyle and a journey. If you have an early start on saving and investing, many of the freedoms of financial independence can be realized long before […] The post Real Talk on Coast FIRE: Slackers and FOMO appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Powered by WPeMatico

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Your Money and Your Time: How to Master Both

The post Your Money and Your Time: How to Master Both appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. People sometimes make fun of me for getting up at 5am… But I tell them it’s part of my “pay myself first” rule. “Paying yourself first? Isn’t that an old money rule from one of those finance books? What’s that got to do with getting up at 5am?” Well, as you probably know, the pay […] The post Your Money and Your Time: How to Master Both appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Powered by WPeMatico

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How to File an Insurance Claim on a Rental Property

The post How to File an Insurance Claim on a Rental Property appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Bugger! I just found out my rental property in Texas needs a new roof! There was a nasty hail storm last month that ripped through the area and smashed a bunch of cars and houses — unfortunately, my rental property was one of them. 🤦🏻‍♂️ The good news is that nobody was hurt, and insurance […] The post How to File an Insurance Claim on a Rental Property appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Powered by WPeMatico

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10 Financial Statistics of the Average American

The post 10 Financial Statistics of the Average American appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Good morning, money nerds! Today I thought we could play a little game called “How do your finances compare to the average American’s?” Below I’ve gathered 10 money statistics about the average U.S. household’s finances. And while this data has no actual effect on your personal situation or trajectory, it’s still fun to see how […] The post 10 Financial Statistics of the Average American appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Powered by WPeMatico

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1 ETF + 1 Stock for Battery, EV, New Energy Revolution

We’re shaking things up a bit this week and sending you a couple recommendations from the team for a massive revolution! Batteries, new energy and electric vehicles (EVs) are some of our biggest America 2.0 plays. So, we want you to have the opportunity to up your exposure. We asked the team and they recommended one exchange-traded fund (ETF) that has a basket of great new energy stocks such as Tesla and more. This ETF — ALPS Clean Energy ETF (NYSE: ACES) — gives you a chance to gain exposure to them all at once! Now. If you want to[…]

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Bitcoin Banking for the Masses Is Here

Banking with bitcoin is easy … if you’re among the wealthiest investors. Last month, Morgan Stanley became the first major U.S. bank to let clients invest in bitcoin. Its private bitcoin fund raised $29.4 million in its first two weeks. But here’s the catch: Morgan Stanley’s fund is only available to investors with a net worth of $2 million or more. Megabanks JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs have similar funds in the works, but those will also be aimed at the ultrarich. So, if you’re an everyday investor, your options for buying, selling and holding bitcoin are still limited to[…]

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Net Worth Report #8 “Garden Gate”

The post Net Worth Report #8 “Garden Gate” appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Buenos dias, amigos! This week I’m in Oaxaca, Mexico, hanging out with some new friends and eating the world’s best mole! It’s my first international trip since COVID, and although it’s a little scary being around so many people, it’s great to be traveling and exploring again.We had another killer month of investment growth in April […] The post Net Worth Report #8 “Garden Gate” appeared first on Budgets Are Sexy. Powered by WPeMatico

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