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No-hype zone for stock market investors, who are interested in Bitcoin type returns but are old enough to remember the Internet Bubble. Is cryptocurrency appropriate for you as an asset class? If so, how much do you invest? In what? Is it appropriate in a retirement portfolio? What is Bitcoin and Ethereum anyway? What am I investing in exactly? And how do you protect profits, if the bubble bursts? Join our Founder, Kim Hughes, a 20+ year portfolio manager and wealth management veteran, each week, to find out the answers to these questions and much more...

No-hype zone for stock market investors, who are interested in Bitcoin type returns but are old enough to remember the Internet Bubble. Is cryptocurrency appropriate for you as an asset class? If so, how much do you invest? In what? Is it appropriate in a retirement portfolio? What is Bitcoin and Ethereum anyway? What am I investing in exactly? And how do you protect profits, if the bubble bursts? Join our Founder, Kim Hughes, a 20+ year portfolio manager and wealth management veteran, each week, to find out the answers to these questions and much more...
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No-hype zone for stock market investors, who are interested in Bitcoin type returns but are old enough to remember the Internet Bubble. Is cryptocurrency appropriate for you as an asset class? If so, how much do you invest? In what? Is it appropriate in a retirement portfolio? What is Bitcoin and Ethereum anyway? What am I investing in exactly? And how do you protect profits, if the bubble bursts? Join our Founder, Kim Hughes, a 20+ year portfolio manager and wealth management veteran, each week, to find out the answers to these questions and much more...

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Episodes

Best Cryptocurrency Investing Advice: Control Your Lizard Brain with Terry Burnham

8/21/2018
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I was looking at the Q&A site Quora the other day. A common question around cryptocurrency is “What is your best cryptocurrency investing advice?” The answers were your standard fare… things like #HODL, don’t invest more than you can afford to lose, doing lots of research, blah blah blah. Mine is control your lizard brain. If you can’t do that, nothing else will matter. So I decided to go to the wayback machine and dust off an interview I did with Terry Burnham, author of Mean...

Duration:00:23:07

The Best Strategy for Investing in Bitcoin: Cashflow Ninja Interview with Kim Snider

8/13/2018
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What is the best strategy for investing in bitcoin? How does it fit in an overall portfolio? How much should I invest? Should I invest in other cryptoassets besides just bitcoin? These are all important questions that must be answered. So that is exactly what M.C. Laubscher and I did when he interviewed me for his top-rated, Cashflow Ninja podcast. In a pretty wide-ranging conversation, we talked about: ✓ How Wall Street lost all my money and that started my career in investing ✓...

Duration:00:44:33

Buying bitcoin as hedge against inflation and turmoil

8/6/2018
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A listener sent in an Ask Kim question asking whether Bitcoin would be a good hedge against inflation and other financial crisis. In response to Nancy's question, we talk about: ✓ What is inflation? Hyperinflation? Crisis falls along a pretty broad spectrum. ✓ This is not the only reason to own Bitcoin but it is another reason and a very powerful one ✓ The two goals of asset allocation ✓ The experience in countries like Greece, Zimbabwe and Argentina ✓ Traditional hedges against...

Duration:00:29:14

How and where to buy cryptocurrency? Ask Kim

7/30/2018
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A listener sent in an Ask Kim question asking how and where to buy cryptocurrency. He mentioned he is new to cryptoassets. What platform do I recommend and how is the purchase actually made? In response to Dean's question, we talk about: ✓ The difference between an exchange and brokerage firm ✓ Where to open your account if you are brand new and only investing a small amount ✓ The criteria for choosing an exchange to trade on ✓ The pros and cons of the top four exchanges for active...

Duration:00:39:38

Summer Reading List for Investors

7/24/2018
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It’s July… the time of year those of us in the Northern hemisphere like to go somewhere, anywhere, to get away from the heat… Which is also, usually, a great time to catch up on your reading. So, I thought this would be a good time to share three behavioral finance picks that will improve your portfolio results by giving you insight into why you make the investment decisions (and mistakes) that you (we all) do. The good news is markets are not predictable but that people are...

Duration:00:23:34

What if big banks or governments create their own cryptocurrency?

7/16/2018
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One of my SANE CRYPTO Mastermind members asks a great question: What if big banks, brands or governments create their own cryptocurrency? Won't that kill Bitcoin? I'll explain why the question really doesn't matter... which is a fundamental lesson in investing. We cover: ✓ How in some ways my brain wants to agree but in others disagree ✓ Why what I, or anyone else thinks, really doesn’t matter at all ✓ Why Facebook-coin, Amazon-coin or government-backed cryptocurrency doesn’t...

Duration:00:18:30

Cryptocurrency Explained: The Chain of Wealth Podcast Interview of Kim Snider

7/9/2018
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If you’ve ever had cryptocurrency explained to you, you know it can get kind of dense, sitting, as it does, at the intersection of finance, economics and technology. But it shouldn't be. They say you don’t really know a topic until you can explain it to your grandma. So, it is that beginner’s mind I tried to bring to the table when I was interviewed several weeks ago by Katie Welsh and Denis O'Brien of the Chain of Wealth podcast. We had a really great conversation. So much so, we...

Duration:00:54:31

Best Way to Buy Bitcoin in Retirement Accounts With Jordan Sheppherd

7/2/2018
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Our topic today is the best way to buy bitcoin in retirement accounts. Or cryptocurrency in general. I have already done podcasts on two of the three ways: In episode number 17, we talked about how the Bitcoin Investment Trust, also known by its ticker symbol GBTC, was the best way to buy bitcoin directly in your IRA through a traditional stock brokerage account at Fidelity, or TD Ameritrade or wherever you have that. In fact, it’s the only way. There are many advantages to GBTC but...

Duration:00:43:19

Cryptoasset Inheritance Planning with Pamela Morgan

6/25/2018
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It used to be that when someone passed away without a detailed estate plan, their loved ones simply had to watch the mailbox for 90 days or so to collect the different bank or brokerage statements that trickled in over time. But cryptoassets are a totally different kettle of fish... Which is why I invited Pamela Morgan on the show to talk about her book, Cryptoasset Inheritance Planning: A Simple Guide for Owners. Pamela is an educator, entrepreneur, author, and attorney who has been...

Duration:00:56:02

How I Learned To Love Market Volatility... And You Can Too

6/18/2018
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In this episode I cover: ✓ What is risk? What is volatility? How are they different? ✓ Why you need a source of higher returns in your portfolio if you hope to retire comfortably ✓ How I learned to love volatility ✓ The key to managing volatility ✓ How when you know how to play volatility, you can go after slightly higher returns which can give you a big edge when compounded over a lifetime of saving and investing for retirement. ✓ If you don’t, then you’re just funding...

Duration:00:15:58

Interview: Checkbook IRAs for Buying Cryptocurrency Directly in Your IRA with Jeff Vandrew Jr., Esq.

6/10/2018
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I was really excited to have the opportunity to sit down with Jeff Vandrew, Jr. to talk about what are known as “Checkbook IRAs”, for Buying Cryptocurrency Directly in Your IRA. In this conversation, Jeff And I cover: ✓ How Jeff got into the cryptocurrency niche ✓ What is a Self Directed IRA? ✓ Why is checkbook control (a/k/a an IRA-LLC or Checkbook IRA) preferable to an "old fashioned" SDIRA? ✓ Some of the rules and challenges of investing in cryptocurrency in your IRA ⇒ Sign up...

Duration:00:46:23

AskKim: Opportunity Investing in Blockchain vs. Bitcoin

6/3/2018
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"One question I get a lot is about investing in companies that may somehow benefit from cryptocurrency and blockchain rather than, or in addition to, investing in the cryptoassets directly." ˜Kim Hughes ⇒ Sign up for my FREE online training, How A Little, Little Bit of Bitcoin Can Make Your Retirement Savings Go A Lot, Lot Further, at https://sanecrypto.com/retirement FULL SHOW NOTES ARE AVAILABLE AT: https://sanecrypto.com/podcast QUESTIONS OR...

Duration:00:25:18

How Cryptocurrency Could Put You Over the Retirement Finish Line

5/28/2018
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"So, the question remaining is how do you structure an investment portfolio to approximate Pascal’s Wager? What would Pascal’s Portfolio look like? Such that, in his words, if you lose, you lose nothing. But if you win. You gain all." ˜Kim Hughes ⇒ Sign up for my FREE online training, How A Little, Little Bit of Bitcoin Can Make Your Retirement Savings Go A Lot, Lot Further, at https://sanecrypto.com/retirement FULL SHOW NOTES ARE AVAILABLE AT: https://sanecrypto.com/podcast QUESTIONS...

Duration:00:25:46

Ask Kim: How do I make money on cryptocurrency when prices are going down?

5/21/2018
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"The very first thing you have to know is it is not the market’s job to make you money. I don’t care what anyone tells you. There is no such thing as freaking Magic Internet Money." ˜Kim Hughes ⇒ Sign up for my FREE online training, How A Little, Little Bit of Bitcoin Can Make Your Retirement Savings Go A Lot, Lot Further, at https://sanecrypto.com/retirement FULL SHOW NOTES ARE AVAILABLE AT: https://sanecrypto.com/podcast QUESTIONS OR FEEDBACK: Email:askkim@sanecrypto.com Twitter:...

Duration:00:24:37

Ask Kim: Do you recommend GBTC as a Bitcoin alternative?

5/14/2018
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"As with all things crypto, this may change as the asset class evolves, competition heats up, and that premium pulls in, then it may make perfect sense. " ˜Kim Hughes ⇒ Sign up for my FREE online training, How A Little, Little Bit of Bitcoin Can Make Your Retirement Savings Go A Lot, Lot Further, at https://sanecrypto.com/webinar FULL SHOW NOTES ARE AVAILABLE AT: https://sanecrypto.com/podcast QUESTIONS OR FEEDBACK: Email:askkim@sanecrypto.com Twitter: @sanecrypto SUBSCRIBE, RATE...

Duration:00:25:38

AskKim: What Is An ICO and Why Don't You Invest In Them?

5/7/2018
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"I believe, every single crypto asset you buy, beyond Bitcoin, incrementally increases risk without a commensurate reward for that risk. " ˜Kim Hughes ⇒ Sign up for my FREE online training, How A Little, Little Bit of Bitcoin Can Make Your Retirement Savings Go A Lot, Lot Further, at https://sanecrypto.com/webinar FULL SHOW NOTES ARE AVAILABLE AT: https://sanecrypto.com/podcast QUESTIONS OR FEEDBACK: Email:askkim@sanecrypto.com Twitter: @sanecrypto SUBSCRIBE, RATE AND REVIEW: Hope...

Duration:00:37:56

Ask Kim: Is James Altucher A Scam?

4/29/2018
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"Commonly, it is the people pulling the strings who get out first making the most in the scheme, and leaving everyone else scrambling to sell before losing their investment. " ˜CFTC Investor Bulletin ⇒ If you want to learn more, download the free Sane Crypto QuickStart Guide: Secrets of a Portfolio Manager Applied to Cryptocurrency Investing at https://sanecrypto.com/quickstart FULL SHOW NOTES ARE AVAILABLE AT: https://sanecrypto.com/podcast QUESTIONS OR...

Duration:00:16:54

Robert Kiyosaki Interview - On Fake Money, Fake Teachers and Fake Assets

4/22/2018
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"Financial advisors tell you not to invest in gold... It’s risky. Don't invest in real estate... It’s risky. Don’t invest in Bitcoin... It’s risky. The reason they tell you that is they don’t get any commissions from gold, real estate and Bitcoin. " ˜ Robert Kiyosaki ⇒ If you want to learn more, download the free Sane Crypto QuickStart Guide: Secrets of a Portfolio Manager Applied to Cryptocurrency Investing at https://sanecrypto.com/quickstart FULL SHOW NOTES ARE AVAILABLE...

Duration:00:34:19

Should you pay for a course in cryptocurrency investing?

4/15/2018
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"Use your gut … The people you are looking for are thoughtful, honest and smart … Are they saying things no one else is willing to say? Thinking in ways no one else is thinking? Speaking the truth even though it is unpopular?" ˜ Kim Snider Hughes ⇒ If you want to learn more, download the free Sane Crypto QuickStart Guide: Secrets of a Portfolio Manager Applied to Cryptocurrency Investing at https://sanecrypto.com/quickstart FULL SHOW NOTES ARE AVAILABLE...

Duration:00:11:21

Kim Kiyosaki Interview - Cryptoassets and Why Women Must Be Investors

4/8/2018
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"The number one worry of Americans today is running out of money in retirement. And, you can worry all you want about it. Or... you can go out there and do something about it!" ˜ Kim Kiyosaki ⇒ If you want to learn more, download the free Sane Crypto QuickStart Guide: Secrets of a Portfolio Manager Applied to Cryptocurrency Investing at https://sanecrypto.com/quickstart FULL SHOW NOTES ARE AVAILABLE AT: https://sanecrypto.com/podcast QUESTIONS OR...

Duration:00:37:13