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This week’s money mood: Crypto FOMO

Bitcoin and NFTs and blockchain … oh, my! Crypto and its cousins are new to the news cycle, but lately, it’s felt like the conversation’s getting louder. It’s understandable to wonder whether you should be “getting in on the ground floor” of the “next big thing” — or whether it’s OK to just avoid it and move on.

So we turned to the person we always ask when we have big investing questions like this: Ellevest’s chief investment officer, Dr. Sylvia Kwan. She wrote an article on the topic (check it out below), and we chatted about it on IG Live, too.

We hope these resources help you feel good about your next move.

See you next week!

Deedi Brown, she/her
Senior Editor

 
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Crypto FOMO is real — but read this first

Ellevest Chief Investment Officer Dr. Sylvia Kwan breaks down the pros and cons of crypto, and how to gut check if you’re on the right path.

READ IT >

 

Have you invested in crypto?

We were curious, so we polled the group in Instagram Stories. Here’s what you said:

YES I HAVE  23%
 
NOPE 77%
 
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OK, now you’re hooked!

Looking to go beyond the investing basics? Our Investing, Part 2: You & Your Portfolio workshop includes crypto and NFT explainers (among many, many other things).

SAVE MY SEAT >

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Market whiplash?

A few weeks ago, Sallie reassured us that the best strategy has historically been … nothing. Here’s why staying the course during volatility can be the part that’s in our control.

LET’S DIG IN >

 

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Any digital currency that a) isn’t issued by a central authority (eg, a government) and b) is created using cryptography — the practice of storing and transmitting data for secure communication.

 
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Crypto in the group chat?

Sign up for our special Galentine’s Day workshop, Navigating Money Convos With Friends.

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