Should you invest in crypto if you’re close to retirement?

I’m in my early 60s and planning to retire soon. Does it make sense to include a small amount of crypto in my investment portfolio?—Alex  Is crypto a safe investment…

New to investing? Here’s how to open an investing account online

Much like starting a business, investing has never been simpler than it is right now. You don’t have to go to your bank branch, sit down with an advisor and…

Which cryptos will survive in the long term?

I want to invest in crypto, but I’m worried about its long-term prospects since it’s not widely used as currency. When do you think we’ll be using crypto like cash,…

What records do crypto investors need for taxes?

I invest in crypto as a business. What records do I need to keep for my income taxes?—Marc There are a few layers to this question, Marc, so I’ll break…

Making Sense of the Markets this week: June 26

It was the week of April 3, 2022, when I signed off from writing the “Making sense of the markets” column. It is wonderful to be back filling in for…

Should you mine cryptocurrency?

I’ve been thinking about getting into crypto mining, but I’m not sure what’s involved. How do I get started, and can I still make a profit from mining bitcoin and…

What’s the best type of crypto wallet?

I’m going to invest in cryptocurrencies, but I’m not sure what’s the best way to store my coins to protect against theft and other risks. What should I look for…

How long should you hold a cryptocurrency investment?

I’m new to investing in bitcoin and ether, but a long-time investor. But since cryptocurrencies are relatively new as investments, I was wondering if you could explain what it means…

What affects the price of bitcoin?

I recently bought some bitcoin. I know that it’s volatile and that it will go up and down. But to better understand what’s happening, can you explain what affects the…

Making sense of the markets this week: March 6

Each week, Cut the Crap Investing founder Dale Roberts shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. The war in Ukraine fuels energy and commodities inflation   Heading into 2022,…