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Crypto in Conversation: An XRP believer who made the mistake of putting his money into AusCoin

Welcome to Crypto in Conversation, where we’re de-bunking the how, why and what of crypto investments. We’ve asked all the crypto fanatics out there about the juicy details of how they use their cryptocurrency and technological devices.

Introductions:

Name: James*

Age: 45

Location: Melbourne

Occupation: I’m a Radio producer.

Tell us something interesting about yourself: I’m a tech geek and I love playing with new consumer technology. I also have 2 dogs, 5 chickens, 2 rabbits, and a cat.

The juicy details:

Provide a breakdown of your cryptocurrency portfolio: 100% XRP.

Do you invest in anything other than cryptocurrency? Yes.

What other things do you invest in apart from cryptocurrency? Silver Bullion and Gold Bullion.

What percent of your total investment portfolio is in cryptocurrency? 10%.

How often do you check the price? Daily.

What have been your best and worst cryptocurrency investments? Made the mistake of putting money into AusCoin…but my best investment is easily XRP even though it’s yet to see its full potential.

Have you ever paid for anything with cryptocurrency? Yes, I paid for a website subscription.

What are your most reliable sources for trading advice? I have a few YouTubers I follow that keep me informed, but I don’t rely on them for financial advice.

What is your favourite thing to spend money on? My wife and daughter…and then computers.

iPhone or Android? Why? Android – You can do more with it. IOS is too locked down for my practical things, plus it’s really for people who ‘don’t do tech‘.

Favourite tech gadget? The Logitech MX Master mouse.

What finance apps do you currently use? Quickbooks, AusSuper, BankWest, Coinstats, Zebpay.


Do you have any advice for people who want to start in cryptocurrency? Don’t expect to get rich overnight. Don’t invest beyond your means. Do your own research.

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