Crypto Experiments
Crypto Experiments

Crypto Experiments

This is just a place to record my journey trying to experiment with crypto using simple strategies. Actually this is also meant to help me stick to a trading strategy after many, many (really so many...) failures. Sharing this experiment and the accountability this brings, are probably the biggest gains for me at this point.

The easiest way to buy Bitcoin directly on Lightning Network - for Europeans

31 Mar 2023 1 minute read 0 comments BLIP

Mt. Pelerin recently announced that they now support the Bitcoin Lightning Network.    This means that as someone based in Europe, I can buy Bitcoin directly on Lightning network by bank transfer (or card) and receive it in my LN wallet. Or the othe...

20% Savings account on DeFi with Anchor Protocol

22 Apr 2021 5 minute read 0 comments BLIP

Decentrilized Finance - Is it worth the risk? DeFi wants to make a new financial system that is open to everyone and doesn't require trusting intermediates like banks. But DeFi requires technical skills right now. The technology can have problems, ri...

Tracking crypto trades - How to import in Portfolio Performance.

21 Aug 2020 2 minute read 2 comments BLIP

I am tracking the trades for my Bitcoin Trading Experiment, with the help of a free, open-source application called Portfolio Performance. Since last week, I have figured out a way to import these trades instead or recording each one of them manually...

How do you track your crypto? Portfolio Performance to the rescue.

14 Aug 2020 3 minute read 4 comments BLIP

To track my BTC trading experiment, I decided to try Portfolio Performance which is a free tool I already use for tracking other kind of investments. Portfolio Performance is a software that was designed for tracking traditional investment portfolios...

Accumulate BAT just by using Brave Browser?

3 Jul 2020 1 minute read 8 comments BLIP

I started using Brave Browser exclusively in the beginning of June. I installed it on my home computer, my work laptop and my phone. I have not earned any BAT from it yet (I think payments are coming on the 6th). Yesterday I read the Road to 100K BAT...

Personal Bank Accounts in Autopilot - Part 2

24 Jun 2020 2 minute read 0 comments BLIP

This is the second part of my autopilot system (see the 2 first steps here Personal Bank Accounts in Autopilot - Part 1).  Step 3 - Paying bills   I prefer paying all my bills with a credit card. Even if there is a small fee involved, I don't mind....

Personal Bank Accounts in Autopilot - Part 1

21 Jun 2020 3 minute read 0 comments BLIP

I often think about budgeting, saving, investing and so on. In the end, it's all part of being smart with personal finances. But how does it all work in everyday life? How do you set up a good enough system that automatically sends money where it nee...

Bitcoin Trading Experiment - Simple strategy for 6 months

11 Jun 2020 2 minute read 0 comments BLIP

On June I am starting a Bitcoin Trading experiment, so i decided to share it here for accountability. I plan to post some updates and any interesting stuff i discover along the way. The Rules are: Specific duration– 6 months Standard investment – 10...