Skip to content

J.D. lost money in crypto so that you don’t have to!

Happy Friday!

Today’s going to be a bit of a grab bag of posts, starting with one by JD and how he lost money in crypto. It’s

I lost money in crypto so that you don’t have to! [Get Rich Slowly] – “On November 23rd of last year, I decided to conduct a little experiment. The best way for me to learn about cryptocurrency, I decided, was to have some skin in the game, to actually buy some. So I did. I put $5000 each into five different “coins” — a $25,000 investment. I bought Ehtereum (ETH), Cosmos (ATOM), Enjin (ENJ), Cardano (ADA), and Solana (SOL). Don’t ask me why I chose these particular coins. I had reasons at the time, but I can no longer remember them.” We’ve all been there buddy. 🙂

Wealth Clarifies [Rational Reflections] – “Accumulating wealth means different things to different people, but I think Morgan Housel’s assessment is about right: Most people aspire to accumulate money in order to spend it, which of course is the exact opposite of having wealth. This irony is one of those self-evident realities that few people stop to seriously consider.”

Two surprising reasons behind the obesity epidemic: Too much salt, not enough water [The Conversation] – “Throughout my many years of studying obesity and related health conditions, I’ve observed that relatively little is said about two significant pieces of this very complex puzzle: lack of hydration and excessive salt intake. Both are known to contribute to obesity.” Very interesting.

We started today with J.D. gambling investing in crypto and will end with the “The Messed Up Politics Behind those Gambling Streams” – which was a trend I completely missed but it’s still messed up.

Have a great weekend!