The People's Money - Bitcoin
Bitcoin is a Cryptocurrency, created and held electronically. It is not controlled by a Government or central entity, and it has often been described as 'cash for the internet', the next big step in the evolution of money.
Adam Tepper, founding partner of Independent Reserve, explains the concepts behind Bitcoin in an approachable and easy to understand way.
Adam's book leaves the reader with a solid understanding of this revolutionary new technology and the vast potential that it brings.
Protect your Account
How to protect yourself from hackers and scammers
Independent Reserve takes extensive security measures to ensure the safety of all accounts. There are additional steps that are strongly recommended for users to protect themselves from bad actors accessing their account and funds.
It is important to firstly note that the Independent Reserve…
Read more 2 Mar 2020 09:01
How does the AutoBasket strategy work?
The AutoBasket strategy is similar to the AutoBuy stratgey, but instead of buying a specified currency, the AutoBasket strategy will buy multiple currencies weighing them against the market capitilisation of each currency. …
Read more 29 Jan 2020 10:00
How does the AutoBuy strategy work?
The AutoBuy strategy allows you to automatically buy one of our supported cryptocurrencies whenever a deposit is credited to your account. You can choose a maximum percentage of your deposit to be used, and you can also set…
Read more 27 Oct 2019 16:00
How does AutoTrader work?
AutoTrader is a unique system developed by Independent Reserve that allows customers to create various automated trading strategies.
AutoTrader currently has two strategies that can be created, and we have plans on adding more in the coming…
Read more 27 Oct 2019 15:00
Do I need to pay tax on Bitcoin in Australia?
If you make a profit on the sale or trade of a cryptocurrency, then some, or all, of the gain may be taxed.
According to the Australian Tax Office, Bitcoin is considered an asset for capital gains tax (CGT) purposes. That means a CGT event occurs every…
Read more 12 Sep 2019 15:00
Can SMSFs invest in Bitcoin?
Yes. SMSF investors have made a remarkable contribution to the groundswell in popularity of cryptocurrency in Australia, with the number of Aussies holding crypto almost tripling since January, 2018.
Independent Reserve has seen the astonishing growth in this sector first hand and provides services to more than 8,000 SMSF customers.
Read more 4 Sep 2019 10:00
How to spot a Bitcoin scam
Bitcoin’s decentralised, permissionless, borderless nature means that anyone can start accepting payments from anyone anywhere in the world without incorporating in regulated jurisdictions and setting up bank accounts or merchant facilities. As the Bitcoin price rises and gets mainstream coverage, it has given rise to many scams targeting retail investors.…
Read more 29 Nov 2017 12:01
An Introduction to Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology
Bitcoin and blockchain technologies have received a lot of press coverage in recent times, and it is important to understand the relationship and differences between the two.
In this article we aim to explain and demystify some of the key concepts underpinning these technologies.
Bitcoin is a Digital Currency and a peer-to-peer…
Read more 31 Jan 2017 16:10
Adam Tepper answers some common questions about Bitcoin
12 Oct 2014 10:41