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Celebrate Mothers Day With CryptoMoms

Today marks the 4th Mother's Day since the launch of CryptoMoms in 2014. We are inviting everyone to drop in and wish your mom a Happy Mother's Day on our forum, check out the site, ask a question, or just say hello.  From the new DNotes website: ...
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Bitcoin is Not a Ponzi, Tulip Bulb, or Beanie Baby

Bitcoin is not a ponzi scheme, pyramid, tulip bulb, or beanie baby, and despite over a hundred front page headlines claiming otherwise, it is also not dead. When we don't understand a new concept, our minds try to connect it to something we are even slightly more...
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5 Reasons For And Against Investing In Cryptocurrency

5 Reasons To Invest In Cryptocurrency 1) You could play a role in the development of a concept that has the potential to change the world more than the internet. 2) It is difficult for most people to pick winners in the early stages of an industry's development, but...
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Is The Bank Of Canada Holding Your Bank Account?

If you have a bank account that has seen no activity in the last ten years, it may be in the possession of the Bank of Canada (BoC). This also applies to other Canadian dollar financial instruments issued by a regulated bank or trust company, including term deposits,...
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Is The Bank Of Canada Holding Your Bank Account?

If you have a bank account that has seen no activity in the last ten years, it may be in the possession of the Bank of Canada (BoC). This also applies to other Canadian dollar financial instruments issued by a regulated bank or trust company, including term deposits,...

Programmed to Spend

April is Financial Literacy Month in the United States, and since its inception in 2004, it has raised public awareness and focused attention on the need for, and current lack of, financial education. While most of this is directed at students, there is a dire need...

Open2Study Provides a Free Online Financial Literacy Course

A free financial literacy course is available to everyone in an open and online offering from Open2Study and Macquarie University in Sydney Australia. The four week course, beginning March 20, 2017, will expand your knowledge of personal finance as you explore topics...

Your Income Today May Not Cover Your Expenses Of Tomorrow

Financial planning and budgeting is never an easy task, and even those who plan ahead can be caught off guard by unforeseen expenses. Ask yourself what would happen if you lost your job or primary income stream. Could you cut back on your spending enough to make ends...

DNotes Vault – A Web Wallet Like No Other

DNotes digital currency was launched in February 2014, and has never lost focus in its mission to become a trusted, global cryptocurrency available for everyone. Within months of launching, it became evident that the industry faced an enormous hurdle in mainstream...

Vote With Your Dollars

Consumer demands are constantly forcing companies to adjust their product lines. If consumers refuse to purchase products because of a company's ethics, that company is left with no alternative other than to change their ways, or they risk losing business. You only...

Using A Savings Calculator Can Be A Real Financial Wake Up Call

"Research has shown that people who use these calculators save more money than people who don't."   - Making the Most of Your Money Now by Jane Bryant Quinn   The power of a savings/investing calculator may lie partly in the fact that it is in your hands...

Cryptocurrency: The Market Never Sleeps

Twenty four hours a day, seven days a week, you will find people 'rolling the dice', playing games, trying to outsmart 'the house', as well as spending, winning, or losing money. If you hadn't read the title of this article, you may have thought I was talking about...

‘Broke By Coffee’ Was Never About The Coffee

There have been several articles and blog posts lately attacking the 'Starbucks makes you broke', and other 'give up coffee and save money' advice. There are those that like to debunk anything that appears to pass judgement on any of their habits or indulgences, and...

Unconventional Emergency Fund Ideas For Compulsive Spenders

Sixty percent of Americans can't come up with enough money to pay for a $500 emergency. It's not that they don't the have access to information on how to improve their situation, because everywhere you turn, there is a bombardment of how-to financial advice on...