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How to Spend Ethereum (ETH) Using the BlockCard Visa Debit Card

Ethereum is not only the second-largest cryptocurrency network after Bitcoin, but is also home to the largest array of decentralized applications (DApps) and the booming DeFi market. And all of these applications use ether (ETH) as their transactional currency. As a result, members of the Ethereum community have started the meme “ETH is money.” In…

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How cryptocurrency & blockchain are disrupting global banking

Cryptocurrency turned 11 this year, and despite its tenure the industry is still well ahead of mass adoption. However, the world of digital currency is bubbling with disruptive ideas and exciting innovations. With a $369 billion market capitalization, the world of cryptocurrencies is only growing. The growth in cryptocurrencies is led by several factors, including hedging…

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The Growing Need For Interest Rate Swaps in DeFi

Last year, the Defi sector was largely limited to straightforward products like lending, but we’re now seeing composability unlock a variety of tools which can further extend permissionless financial primitives. In crypto markets, interest rates are much more volatile than traditional financial markets, which make for great derivative products like interest rate swaps. With the…

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How to withdraw Bitcoin from Coinbase to your Blockcard Wallet

Give your Bitcoin immediate spending power with Blockcard. Follow these steps to withdraw Bitcoin from Coinbase to your Blockcard wallet and start spending your crypto!  1. Log into your Coinbase account at https://www.coinbase.com/ and select Portfolio. 2. Scroll down until you see Your Assets. Find and select Bitcoin. 3. Login to your Blockcard account to retrieve your…

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Top Five Ethereum Defi Stablecoins

Top Five Ethereum Defi Stablecoins Decentralized Finance, or DeFi, is one of the latest innovations that has emerged out of the blockchain-powered, decentralized economy. Primarily developed on the Ethereum chain, DeFi apps provide users with classical banking services but in a decentralized, borderless way, thus enabling anyone around the world with an internet connection to…

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How to Buy Bitcoin With a Wire Transfer Using BlockCard

There are multiple ways investors can buy bitcoin today. But sometimes, the easiest way is also the best. Learn how to buy bitcoin with a wire transfer using a BlockCard bank account. What is Bitcoin? Before we jump into how to buy bitcoin with a wire transfer, let’s quickly recap what bitcoin is and why…

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Lending Stablecoins with Decentralized Finance

Lending Stablecoins with Decentralized Finance Stablecoins like DAI and USDC experienced strong growth in the second quarter of 2020, as USDC moved from $700 million to $1.1 billion, and DAI moved from $100 million to $150 million. This exponential growth came right after half a billion dollars was invested in Compound, triggered by the launch…

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How to Get a Bitcoin Debit Card in Minutes

Discover how you can get a bitcoin card in a matter of minutes and start spending bitcoin anywhere bank cards are accepted. What is a Bitcoin Debit Card? A bitcoin debit card is a prepaid debit card that you can top-up using bitcoin and use to make payments in fiat currency anywhere that allows you…