Musings on random topics - mostly finance and technology related.

HODL: A primer on cryptocurrency investment for beginners

18 Nov 2019 4 minute read 16 comments ktn699

A clear and disciplined investment strategy is the key to successful investment in any realm, whether its real estate, securities, or cryptocurrency. Unfortunately, the cryptocurrency space is filled with useless coins, expensive or fraudulent exchan...

Get a Great Deal on a KeepKey Hardware Wallet!

12 Nov 2019 1 minute read 4 comments ktn699

Get a Keepkey Hardwallet for $10. I want to take this opportunity to share a rare find. For a limited time, anyone who signs up for a free account at the Shapeshift.io crypto trading platform will earn a 100 Fox Utility Tokens AND receive this steep...

Make your crypto and cash work for you.

9 Nov 2019 2 minute read 6 comments ktn699

Make your crypto work for you: HODLing your crypto or your fiat (like us oldies)? You could wait for it to go up, down, or sideways -- so why not have a guarantee of passive income while you HODL. There are a whole array of crypto-based platforms tha...

A Brief Analysis of My Publish0x Productivity

26 Oct 2019 2 minute read 6 comments ktn699

Introduction About 2 weeks ago, I finally signed up to bean author on Publish0x after months of lurking.  My initial reluctance stemmed from concerns about the opportunity/time cost of writing posts. As many investors know, there is a time value to m...

When can I retire? Probably never.

24 Oct 2019 7 minute read 3 comments ktn699

I come from a very humble family, so I was taught that hard work and penny pinching would ensure a better future. Suffer now, savor later. However, after a decade of education and another 5 years of working the equivalent of two full-time jobs, I've...

Review of Constant: a borderless, block-chain based P2P lending platform

20 Oct 2019 6 minute read 4 comments ktn699

Disclosures: Publish0x contains a wealth of articles about emerging blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies, but there are often clear conflicts of interest in reviews, testimonials, informational pieces. This article has not been sponsored or in...

Mistakes of a Novice Investor

19 Oct 2019 3 minute read 12 comments ktn699

About three years ago, I finally reached a point in my career where I had a few extra dollars to put towards my future. So, I began the journey of saving and investing without any prior knowledge of financial instruments, retirement planning, or weal...

How can we improve the Publish0x community?

17 Oct 2019 1 minute read 8 comments ktn699

After lurking on Publish0x for a while and now having finally signed up for a formal account to start publishing my own material, I have a few observations and hope to start a conversation on how we can make this community stronger. First, it's impor...