February 8, 2021
The Gent’s Guide to Robinhood and Online Trading

Online trading, particularly through mobile apps like Robinhood, has come under scrutiny in recent weeks because of some controversy regarding a limit to trading of a particular stock.  People were…

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September 22, 2020
Will America Go Cashless?

Metal coins and paper bills have been used by many cultures since humans stopped using salt and animals as currency.  Cash is the second most-used form of payment in America, just behind…

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December 31, 2017
What are Cryptocurrencies?

You’ve heard it in the news, at the water cooler, and even from us here at The Gents Blog.  Earlier this year we talked to you about the difference between…

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July 5, 2017
Ethereum vs. Bitcoin

Some time ago we explained the hype around Bitcoin (which has mostly surged in value since the time of that article).  Some of our members have been hearing about Ethereum and…

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March 15, 2017
The value of a financial advisor

Some time ago we wrote about the disruption in the financial services space being led by companies like Wealthfront.  This led some of our members to ask if we saw…

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February 6, 2017
Set it and forget it investing: Wealthfront and Betterment

Most people know that the smartest way to save money on a regular basis is to make it an automated habit.  Either arrange for an automatic payroll deduction from your…

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November 3, 2014
A Gent’s Guide To Bitcoin

Investors, particularly tech and currency investors, have been hearing a lot about Bitcoin lately. It’s a mysterious crypto-currency that has taken the Internet by storm. They provide safe, anonymous purchases, a…

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December 31, 2012
Homes: Buying vs Renting

A hallmark of the American Dream, buying your own home, is viewed by many as a rite of passage into manhood. But is buying a home always better than renting,…

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