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Crypto Investing for Beginners #3 – Buying your first crypto

OK, so by now, you’ve probably got a pretty good understanding of how crypto works, the basics and why it might be worth investing. So now for the fun bit actually making a trade. But if you’ve already downloaded a crypto trading app or visited a crypto exchange website, you’ll have noticed that trading crypto …

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Crypto Investing for Beginners #1 – What is crypto currency

In August 2008, a website named ‘www.bitcoin.org’ was quietly registered online by an unknown person. A couple of months later, the paper ‘Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System’ was circulated in the cryptography community. The world didn’t know it at this point (and maybe it still doesn’t) but this concept would in less than a …

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We’re DOUBLING DOWN: iShares Global Clean Energy ETF (LSE:INRG)

We're buying these stocks

3 Months ago, global clean energy stocks took a bit of a nose dive. In particular, the ETF we hold in our portfolio that cover these types of stocks – The iShares Global Clean Energy ETF (INRG) dropped more than 30% between January and February. Today though, we’re doubling down on clean energy stocks. We …

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Earn guaranteed 5%+ interest on GBP savings? It’s true, but it involves crypto…..

Good evening cheapskates! We kick this investing article off a little differently. Today’s article isn’t about stocks or equities. Nope, in fact today we’re talking about savings! Boring old savings. As always, the following is not financial advice, read our disclaimer But don’t savings accounts provide poor returns? You’re absolutely right. Ordinarily, we’re very much against …

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Boost your earnings – our 4 favourite side hustles to start TODAY

no money? side hustle!

1 in 5 people in the UK now make additional income through a ‘side hustle’. If you’ve been living under a rock and have no idea what a side hustle is, a side hustle is essentially a way of making extra money on the side, usually through a small business or some other way of …

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Buying the dip: 5 Do’s for investing during a crash

In 2021, we’ve already seen some incredible highs, as well as (more recently) some great lows. While many people may be panicking when the market takes a hit, we as cheapskates see this as an opportunity because like we’ve said before, money isn’t made in a bull market, its made in a crash. With the …

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Portfolio Focus – Invesco MSCI World UCITS ETF (LSE:MXWO)

Welcome cheapskates to today’s article, which marks the first in a series diving deep into our own cheapskate portfolio, looking at what we buy and why we invest in them. Today we kick off with the biggest buy in our portfolio – The Invesco MSCI World UCITS ETF. What is it? If you’ve read some …

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