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The Adventures of a Crypto Investor
The Adventures of a Crypto Investor

The Adventures of a Crypto Investor

This blog is meant to describe my adventures in cryptocurrency. It is not meant to be financial advice. It is a way for me to educate others through my experiences. There will be personal stories along the way. I hope we can all become a little wiser along the way!


Rug Pull - How I fell for it

14 Aug 2021 4 minute read 2 comments Devo H

Yesterday I was looking around Reddit and I found a post in the r/Cryptomoonshots group. I normally don't go in here, because groups seem to be making new tokens all the time and it is hard to trust. The post introduced a new token called daddyBUSD....

Staking and Compounding on a Decentralized Exchange

13 Aug 2021 5 minute read 1 comment Devo H

My first venture into a Decentralized Exchange (DEX) was buying Safemoon on Pancakeswap. Once I saw all the fancy things I could do, I was hooked on DEXs. The first thing I did on Pancakeswap bought some Cake (Pancakeswap's native token) and stake it...

Liquidity Providing on a Decentralized Exchange

9 Aug 2021 5 minute read 1 comment Devo H

In my last article, I wrote about Wallstreetbets.com and providing liquidity. I thought I would dive deeper into what liquidity pools are, providing liquidity, and why it is important to a decentralized exchange (DEX). Liquidity Pools Liquidity pools...

Wallstreetbets.com Decentralized Exchange

8 Aug 2021 12 minute read 1 comment Devo H

When I started investing in crypto, I watched some videos about security. I learned about cold wallets, key encrypters, secured emails, and private browsers. I have the private browser down as I already had the Brave browser. Brave is built upon the...

Decentralized Exchanges - A Primer

5 Aug 2021 6 minute read 0 comments Devo H

Youtube is evil. Once you look at one crypto video and four other videos that match that criteria show up. You look at those videos and more crypto videos come up. Pretty soon your old video preferences of van life disappear and you are watching noth...

Centralized Exchanges

5 Aug 2021 5 minute read 2 comments Devo H

I am sitting down to look back at my illustrious crypto adventures (going on 3 months now). I decided I would start at the beginning. My first account was on Coinbase, an exchange recommended to me as a novice investor. Having never been involved wit...

What is Financial Freedom?

2 Aug 2021 6 minute read 1 comment Devo H

When I was a teenager I opened my first checking account with Bank of America. I didn't have a job at the time so it was basically an allowance and holiday gift holding account. It seemed great. I could put money in so I didn't have to keep it in a s...

Introduction to me or how I got into this mess!

30 Jul 2021 8 minute read 1 comment Devo H

Hello! My name is Donovan though I go by DevoH on social networks. I am 44, a Gemini... Wait, you didn't come here for that! When I was a child, I wanted to buy a toy. I earned around $5.00 in allowance money for various chores and my parents took me...