Crypto marketing: What can be said—and not said—in Canada?

I saw an ad saying there’s no risk in trading bitcoin. How can they say that?—Abbas Good question. Crypto companies try to entice new customers with flashy marketing. Sometimes, the…

Making sense of the markets this week: November 27, 2022

This week, Cut the Crap Investing founder, Dale Roberts, shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. It’s wonderful to be back writing “Making sense of the markets this…

Investing in stablecoins in Canada

How do stablecoins work—and why invest in them if they’re always worth $1?–Serena Stablecoins are digital currencies pegged one-to-one with a fiat currency (money declared by a government to be…

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…

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 investors should know about Ethereum (ETH) 

Hi, what can you tell me about Ethereum’s cryptocurrency? As well as a company called Forsage.—Bruce Let’s start with the second part of your question, Bruce. To be honest, this…

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: May 22

Million Dollar Journey editor and Canadian Financial Summit founder Kyle Prevost shares financial headlines and offers context for Canadian investors. All that glitters is not Crypto “It’s going to replace…

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…