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Visa Partners With Ethereum Digital-Dollar Startup That Raised $271 Million

[Forbes, Bloomberg] Credit card giant Visa today announced it is connecting its global payments network of 60 million merchants to the U.S. Dollar Coin (USDC) developed by Circle Internet Financial on the ethereum blockchain. The digital currency is now valued at $2.9 billion. While Visa itself won’t custody the digital […]

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If you want to be successful, adopt these 5 traits of above average people like Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates

[CNBC] What does it take to not only have millions and millions of dollars in the bank, but to also be hugely admired by the public? For starters, there are some unique traits and characteristics you need to master. Some of the most important ones can be identified through high achievers who have actually made […]

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Ether, XRP and other ‘altcoins’ rally as bitcoin heads for all-time high

[CNBC, GETTY IMAGES] Ether passed the $600 level, a point it hasn’t reached since June 2018, and is up 350% year-to-date.Crypto investors said altcoins were tracking the momentum that has seen bitcoin surge recently.Bitcoin last week crossed the $18,000 threshold and is close to an all-time high.Bitcoin isn’t the only cryptocurrency […]

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Beckett Sports Card Hot / Cold

[Beckett] It’s another Beckett Sports Card Hot/Cold where we take a quick look at what’s lava and what’s icy in the worlds of sports and sports cards. On the field, it wasn’t a very eventful week. On the hobby side, it was a big one, though. Some major sets came […]

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Cryptocurrency: Bitcoin hits three-year high as investors jump in

[BBC News, Getty Images] Bitcoin, the world’s best-known cryptocurrency, has jumped above $17,000 (£12,800) to hit a three-year high. The digital currency has suffered plenty of wild price swings since it was launched in 2009. But investors have been flocking to cryptocurrencies during the pandemic-driven volatility on global stock markets. […]

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Bitcoin’s Gunning for a Record and No One’s Talking About It

[Bloomberg] Largest cryptocurrency is approaching highs set in late 2017Digital asset mania dominated holiday discussions not long agoThree years ago, Bitcoin’s historic surge dominated Thanksgiving dinner conversations. This year, the cryptocurrency is in the midst of another notable rally and yet almost no one’s talking about it. How fevered has Bitcoin’s latest leg […]

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I thought refinancing my home could save me money, but after doing the math I found it wasn’t worth it after all

[Business Insider] I recently considered refinancing the mortgage on my new home but ultimately decided against it because the math didn’t make sense.If I rolled closing costs into my new loan, my monthly payment would have gone up.I considered paying the closing costs up front, but a formula showed me […]

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4 things people who are good with money always are willing to buy

[Business Insider, Shutterstock] People who are good with money have a lot of habits in common — often, they’re frugal and prioritize putting money towards things that build wealth. For many, this means spending on things like investments in the stock market or real estate, educational expenses for themselves or children, or home […]

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