What You Should Know About Crypto

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Why trading crypto isn’t as sexy as you think

 

Crypto, right? You can’t read the financial pages without coming across something on the white-hot topic.

Or about the trading platform Robinhood. And people trading crypto on Robinhood. And the fact that 40% of Robinhood active women customers are crypto traders.

OK.

We’re all adults here, and it makes sense why crypto might have piqued your interest but let’s get a few things straight.

Let’s not confuse “trading” with “investing.”

When we talk about investing, we’re talking about buying a financial security, based on the underlying investment’s fundamentals, with the intention to hold that security for some meaningful period of time.

Why do we hold it? Because that’s what works in investing.

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Cryptocurrency explained

Here’s what we think you should know about how crypto and blockchain work … and why it’s not part of your Ellevest investment portfolio.

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Short reads, big impact

“In December she worked until midnight. It was her birthday.” Wall Street’s work-til-you-drop culture isn’t, um, working anymore.

Surprise! New graduates are getting off job sites and actually … talking. No, for real — networking is in. Which is why you should grab a friend and sign up for our Career Q&A for Recent Grads. Not a recent grad? Give your networking skills a boost with our members-only 7-day email course. (Even for introverts.)

St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) has a new record out May 14. Until then, she’s made this highly addictive playlist for Spotify that we can’t stop listening to. Also … that wig.

Celebrity divorce attorney Laura Wasser (who’s represented women like Kelly Clarkson, Kim Kardashian, and Angelina Jolie) will join CEO Sallie Krawcheck for an Instagram Live event this Thursday. They’ll be talking all things love, divorce, and money.

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