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Revolut Honest Review | Everyday Banking, Wealth, Travel | Not Sponsored

1 Jul 2021 3 minute read 0 comments BudgetHolics

Hello everyone, welcome to BudgetHolics. In today’s video I’m going to review Revolut. Revolut is a digital bank that I’ve been using for the past two years as my main bank and stock brokerage. It offers a free base tier that includes most features,...

The horror in Heart of Darkness

30 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Waalie

  "The horror! The horror!". These are probably the most famous words of Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. The words are spoken by Kurtz, who is picked up from the deep jungle of Congo's by Marlow. What's so terrible? What's so terrible in Kurtz’s...

Reminiscences of a Stock Operator

29 Jun 2021 1 minute read 2 comments The Archivist

(The Library: Book Review) Pragmatism, discipline and keeping a cool head are often cited as hallmarks of successful stock traders. It's also true for crypto. This particular book, published in 1923 by Edwin Lefèvre examines multiple events in the li...

3 Takeaways from "Cryptocurrency Investing for Dummies" for Complete Greenhorns

27 Jun 2021 2 minute read 4 comments diaperfinancingfund

When I decided to convert my BAT tokens, I chose ETH because I was under the impression that the Bitcoin market was overly saturated. I read somewhere that there is a limited supply of 21 million BTC  and that 18.7 million of them are already in circ...

Dracula Moonlight Sonata

25 Jun 2021 2 minute read 1 comment The Archivist

(Library: Book Review) How fitting for the Strawberry Moon to take a new look at Dracula. Was it a good business deal for Jonathan Harker in the end? Shedding aside the warnings about vampires, he kept his word and visited the Count Dracula. Pros Pr...

Frankenstein Modern Prometheus

23 Jun 2021 3 minute read 3 comments The Archivist

(Book Review) The myth of the beast, of the creator's creature turning against him is exemplified in this brilliant novel by Mary Shelley. In this short review, I want to look at the main themes behind Frankenstein and the parallels we can draw to to...

Podcast: Dave Jamieson on writing Mint Condition and the history of baseball cards

2 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Faybomb

Dave Jamieson is the Author of Mint Condition: How Baseball Cards Became an American Obsession. In this conversation, he talked about what it was like researching the history of cards and shared some good nuggets from the book. He also alluded to how...

Wuthering Heights Novel by Emily Brontë

3 May 2021 4 minute read 0 comments oldnic

Wuthering Heights Novel by Emily Brontë   Summary: Introduction. After an invocation to the Muse of Poetry, the epic begins in the middle of the action ("in the center of things"). Odysseus has been far from Ithaca for about 20 years, the first ten o...

Odyssey Poem by Homer

2 May 2021 4 minute read 0 comments oldnic

Odyssey Poem by Homer   Summary: Introduction. After an invocation to the Muse of Poetry, the epic begins in the middle of the action ("in the center of things"). Odysseus has been far from Ithaca for about 20 years, the first ten of which he spent f...

The Prince Book by Niccolò Machiavelli

2 May 2021 1 minute read 1 comment oldnic

The Prince Book by Niccolò Machiavelli   Summary: Many who desire the affection of influential men typically provide useful material gifts, but Machiavelli gives his precious knowledge of great men's actions. This data is presented in a simple and st...