We can either choose to be a part of the conversation, or get left behind. In many cases, especially in communities of color, we get left behind far too often when it comes to the areas of finance and technology. 2017 left many of us scrambling to be a part of the conversation regarding both of these area simultaneously. Bitcoin and crytocurrency lead the headlines closing out the year, with its almost unbelievable profit margins, and then its huge decline nearing the end of December.
Even if we choose not to invest, it is our obligation to be a part of the conversation with the creation of new technology, and this new currency – that’s not really new. According to cointelegraph.com:
“Bitcoin is the most recognizable digital currency to date, and just last year one BTC was valued at $800. In November 2017, the price of one Bitcoin exceeded $7,000.
For the past few weeks, we have all been privy to the news and social media post regarding those who have allegedly gotten rich from Cryptocurrency. We’ve seen many claim that Cryptocurrency is a fluke and simply a trend; however, there are too many of us who have no clue and are falling behind the conversation per usual, when it comes to technology and investments.
If Cryptocurrency has caught your curiosity, you’re not alone. Many who are late to the party have been scrambling to learn more about this complex, technical system of money. Thanks to one of YouTube’s biggest starts, Shameless Maya, for those looking to tip their toes into the conversation, she’s given the best explanation for beginners thus far. Whether you just want to be in the know, or perhaps you looking to invest – this video if a great place to start.
“Keep in mind, i’m a girl with a camera on YouTube; I’m not a financial advisor. I’m a hustler!” – Shameless Maya