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The Part Time Economist

Hi everyone. I'm just a simple man trying to make my way in the universe. I'm currently finishing up my MBA and hope to learn / share information on this platform.

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The Part Time Economist

The Stablecoin Paradox

1 week ago 7 minute read comments The Part Time Economist

In my opinion, stablecoins are one of the most interesting and promising aspects of cryptocurrency. They combine the benefits of cryptocurrency, such as decentralization and permissionless peer to peer exchange with the relative stability of fiat cur...

The Kybalion - Book Review and Key Points

1 week ago 10 minute read comments The Part Time Economist

Although I usually stick to reading personal finance or economics books, I'm always up for reading something new, so I gladly accepted the challenge when one of my friends invited me to read "The Kybalion." The Kybalion is a book about Hermetic philo...

DeFi Debacle - Overcoming Low Interest Rates

1 week ago 6 minute read comments The Part Time Economist

Wow! What a month it has been. We have a worldwide pandemic, falling oil prices, and near zero percent interest rates on DeFi. On Fulcrum, the interest rate for USDC is barely half a percent, and Tether is less than point 06%. Compound isn't much be...

Why Did Bitcoin Crash, and Will it Recover?

3 weeks ago 4 minute read comments The Part Time Economist

What in the world is going on with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies? For years, crypto advocates have been telling us that Bitcoin was a "digital gold" and safe haven that we could count on to protect our selves from market uncertainty and inflatio...

CashFlow For Grunts and Knuckle Draggers - Book Review

4 weeks ago 1 minute read comments The Part Time Economist

 “Grunts” is a military term that refers to the hardworking foot soldiers who boldly volunteer to serve on the front lines and protect their country. These “grunts” have a reputation for accomplishing their mission in a quick, timely, and effective m...

Cryptocurrency VS the Coronavirus

1 Mar 2020 4 minute read comments The Part Time Economist

Cryptocurrencies are typically thought of as a safe-haven asset that protects against failed financial policies and an uncertain economic situation. Indeed, Bitcoin was created in 2009 during the aftermath of the 2008 "Great Recession", bailouts, sti...

Investing For Soldiers Pt. 2 - TSP Explained

23 Feb 2020 1 minute read comments The Part Time Economist

The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) is one type of retirement account available to military service members. In this video, we will discuss some of the advantages of the TSP including matching contributions, tax advantages, your "free" government contribut...

Investing For Soldiers - Savings Deposit Program

16 Feb 2020 1 minute read comments The Part Time Economist

The DoD Savings Deposit Program allows Soldiers, Marines, Airmen, and other service members to earn a guaranteed 10% rate of return on their investments while they are deployed to a designated combat zone. This program is designed to give service mem...

Dave Ramsey's Mutual Funds - My Take

8 Feb 2020 4 minute read comments The Part Time Economist

Dave Ramsey is well known for his "7 Baby Steps" of financial freedom and insistence that individuals avoid debt at all costs. While Dave has many dedicated supporters, his insistence on using mutual funds instead of index funds puts him at odds with...

Federal Reserve Promises More Inflation - Are Cryptos Any Better?

2 Feb 2020 1 minute read comments The Part Time Economist

In its most recent press release, the Federal Reserve promised to raise inflation rates. No, that is not a typo, the Fed actually wants to raise inflation, and has promised to devalue the dollar further. As consumers, we know that higher inflation de...