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New Study Links Financial Wellness with Happiness and Better Sleep

Trouble sleeping? It could be your finances. We look at new research linking sleep to financial wellness, plus share four tips to improve your finances and sleep better.

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Why Risk Management Is Key

Crypto, Contagion, and Coinbase: Why Risk Management Is Key

Last week, Coinbase wrote a blog post detailing its risk management practices and how they relate to recent events. Here’s what those practices mean for Alto CryptoIRA users.

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Bear Market

How to Invest in a Bear Market

A bear market presents a potentially lucrative opportunity to boost returns and build long-term wealth. In this blog, we discuss strategies to offset common investor errors during a bear market.

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Dollar-Cost Averaging

What Is Dollar-Cost Averaging and Why Is It a Good Strategy During Down Markets?

With markets down, now may be the time to consider dollar-cost averaging crypto. Here, we explain what dollar-cost averaging is and how to use this powerful strategy.

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Real Investment Advice from 5 Famous Investors

Real Investment Advice on Down Markets from 5 Famous Investors

With markets down and inflation soaring, we’re sharing 5 famous investors’ real investment advice on keeping a long-term view and focusing on what you can control.

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Millennial Investing Trends Uncovered

We Surveyed Millennial Investing Habits—They Do Not Trust the Stock Market

Considering their first two decades in the workforce, it’s little wonder millennials hold a dim view of the stock market—so what investments are they interested in?

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Blockchain

Is Crypto the Future or a Fad? 9 Blockchain Use Cases with Long-Term Potential

Is crypto the future? We take a look at the revolutionary technology behind cryptocurrencies, along with 9 blockchain use cases that have many investors feeling bullish.

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Why is it important to diversify your portfolio?

Why Is It Important to Diversify Your Portfolio?

Think your 401(k) is diversified? Think again. Today, we’ll discuss the importance of portfolio diversification and how it spreads risk.

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Why Put Crypto in a Roth IRA?

Can You Put Crypto in a Roth IRA? 3 Reasons to Consider It

Tax savings, quick and easy tax reporting, and portfolio diversification are 3 of the top reasons to consider investing in a Roth Crypto IRA.

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Planning for Retirement

Planning for Retirement? 4 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself

Planning for retirement can be overwhelming. To help you plan for retirement, we’re exploring four questions you need to be able to answer to build your retirement plan.

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What Are Stablecoins?

What Are Stablecoins and How Will UST Impact the Overall Crypto Ecosystem?

With TerraUSD in the news, you might be asking, “What are stablecoins?” Here, we explain the different types, the purpose they serve, and what their future might hold.

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How to Invest During Inflation

How to Invest During Inflation (and Why It’s Important)

Inflation is spiking, and the trends indicate it may not be going away any time soon. Everyday investors still have viable options, though. We break them down in this post.

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What Is a DAO?

What Are DAOs and How Do They Work?

Crypto and the democratization of the web have brought about several new business and trade concepts, including that of DAOs. We explain what they are and how they work.

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Stock Market Volatility and the Importance of Portfolio Diversification

What Stock Market Volatility Can Teach Us About Portfolio Diversification

With so much volatility in the markets, investors are right to worry. In this post, we talk about portfolio diversification and the importance of alternative investments.

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Can You Use an IRA to Buy a House?

Can I Borrow From My IRA to Buy a House? 3 Reasons You Probably Shouldn’t

First-time homebuyers may be tempted to take advantage of the exemption, but doing so could set back their retirement investments many years due to compounding interest.

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ESG Investing Explained

What Is ESG Investing (and Can I Invest in ESG Companies Using My IRA)?

ESG has become increasingly popular among institutional and retail investors alike. Here’s why it matters and how you can apply ESG principles to your investments.

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What Is an Accredited Investor?

What Is an Accredited Investor and How Do I Become One?

Not just anyone can become an accredited investor. Here, we explain what it means to be accredited, and how non-accredited individuals can invest in private offerings.

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IRA Contributions

Are IRA Contributions Tax-Deductible?

If you contributed to a traditional IRA in 2021, you may qualify for a tax deduction, depending on your income, filing status, and employer-sponsored retirement plan.

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What's the Difference Between Venture Capital vs. Private Equity?

Private Equity vs. Venture Capital: What’s the Difference?

The terms private equity and venture capital can be confusing. To help you make sense of your investment options, today we’re comparing private equity vs. venture capital.

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How Do Crypto Taxes Work?

How Do Crypto Taxes Work? What You Need to Know

If you’ve traded crypto, you could owe the IRS. Here, we explain how crypto taxes work, plus look at how to use an IRA to avoid paying taxes on crypto.

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How Much Do I Need to Invest in Real Estate

How Much Do You Need to Invest in Real Estate? Less Than You Think

Surging prices have made it increasingly difficult to invest in real estate. Fortunately, there’s another way to invest in real estate using an unlikely source: Your IRA.

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3 Crypto Myths Proved Wrong in 2021

3 Crypto Myths Proved Wrong in 2021

It seems everyone’s doing crypto 2021 reviews—after all, it was a pivotal year. So we decided we’d mix it up by looking at the top crypto myths proved wrong in 2021.

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SEP IRAs vs. 401(k)s for Small Businesses

SEP IRAs vs. 401(k)s: Which Is Right for Your Small Business?

Self-employed or small business owner seeking an alternative to the 401(k)? A SEP IRA may be right for you. In this post, we discuss the differences between SEP IRAs vs. 401(k)s.

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Alto's Series B Raise Announcement

Expanding Access to Alternative Assets Through Alto’s Series B Raise

If you haven’t already heard last month’s news of our recent $40 million Series B funding announcement, here’s how we’re using it to expand access to alternative assets.

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