Guy Ovadia

Guy  is a writer, filmmaker, and certified geek; he is a lifelong gamer, early bitcoin adopter, and professional journalist with a passion for old-school comprehensive reporting. Before joining the content team at MoneyMade, Guy studied at the School of Journalism at Northeastern University where he contributed to the Huntington News and Story Bench while working as a video production assistant. Topics he has since covered include racial equity in the legal cannabis industry, geopolitical conflicts in the Middle East, and the implications of blockchain adoption, just to name a few. So, it's safe to say that, as a writer, Guy doesn't shy away from controversy.

Guy Ovadia

Latest Posts

Can the Harmony Blockchain Speed Past Ethereum?
May 24
Can the Harmony Blockchain Speed Past Ethereum?

Every blockchain wants to be harder, better, faster and stronger—but only one can be the best. Harmony is an underdog, but can it defy the odds?

MakerDAO: The Maker Protocol With the Best Decentralized Stablecoin
May 23
MakerDAO: The Maker Protocol With the Best Decentralized Stablecoin

Lookout for a stablecoin that's actually stable? Look no further than the Maker Protocol's DAI

Why QuickSwap is the Best DEX on Polygon
May 20
Why QuickSwap is the Best DEX on Polygon

No DeFi platform has taken over a blockchain like QuickSwap dominated Polygon. Learn how investors make money with this dragon-themed DEX.

Web3 & Me: Complete Guide to the Ethereum Name Service (ENS)
May 19
Web3 & Me: Complete Guide to the Ethereum Name Service (ENS)

Web3 is here, and so are decentralized web domains. Here's how to get your .ens domains while they're hot using the Ethereum Name Service web app.

Docking DeFi: Is the Anchor Protocol's Lucrative APY Sustainable?
May 19
Docking DeFi: Is the Anchor Protocol's Lucrative APY Sustainable?

DeFi is risky, which means there are as many horror stories as there are wild successes. But which category does Anchor Protocol fall into?

Confidential Cryptos: Guide to the Secret Network, the SCRT Token, and Legendao
May 17
Confidential Cryptos: Guide to the Secret Network, the SCRT Token, and Legendao

Most cryptos don't let you stay out of sight, out of mind. Here's how Secret Network is giving purpose to blockchain privacy.

Dexterous DeFi: Guide to the Kava Network
May 17
Dexterous DeFi: Guide to the Kava Network

Looking for an all-in-one DeFi platform? If you want to trade, borrow, and mint stablecoins all in one place, then the Kava Network may be your best bet.

Asset Equilibrium: Guide to the Balancer DeFi Protocol
May 13
Asset Equilibrium: Guide to the Balancer DeFi Protocol

The Balancer protocol is taking DeFi to the next level. It may seem just an AMM protocol like any other, but here's why this platform isn't just a plain old DEX.

Battle of the DEXs: Uniswap vs Curve vs Balancer
May 12
Battle of the DEXs: Uniswap vs Curve vs Balancer

Crypto trading will never be the same after decentralized exchanges entered the game. Here's how to compare the top DEXs.

No Guts, No Glory: Polkadot vs Cosmos
May 11
No Guts, No Glory: Polkadot vs Cosmos

They say communication is key, but to what door? It turns out that inter-blockchain communication is the key to unlocking the full potential of crypto.

The Swapping Solvent: Everything You Need to Know About the Osmosis DEX
May 10
The Swapping Solvent: Everything You Need to Know About the Osmosis DEX

Decentralized exchanges revolutionized how tokens are swapped, but a new Cosmos-based blockchain called Osmosis is pushing the boundaries of what a DEX can do.

Yield Farmers: Providing Liquidity on a Decentralized Exchange (DEX)
May 9
Yield Farmers: Providing Liquidity on a Decentralized Exchange (DEX)

Every DEX is trying to get crypto HODLers onto their platform as an LP provider by luring them in with a high yield. Here's how to know which ones are legit.

Bending the Arch: Guide to the Curve Finance DEX
May 6
Bending the Arch: Guide to the Curve Finance DEX

Every DeFi trader is looking for the highest yields for the lowest fees, and Curve might be the platform to give them what they want.

Virtual Living: Guide to the Decentraland Metaverse
May 5
Virtual Living: Guide to the Decentraland Metaverse

Getting into the metaverse isn't as hard as you think. With a decent computer, the right browser, and an Ethereum Web3 wallet, you can visit Decentraland.

Staking with the Specter: Guide to the Aave Defi Protocol
May 4
Staking with the Specter: Guide to the Aave Defi Protocol

DeFi can be spooky, but luckily Aave sheds light onto the shadows of crypto by putting user experience first, and here's how.

Spurious Stablecoins: A Guide to Terra and LUNA Crypto
May 3
Spurious Stablecoins: A Guide to Terra and LUNA Crypto

As stablecoins gain popularity, fiat-backed crypto assets like USDT are staples of any risk-averse blockchain portfolio. Will Terra's LUNA change that?

Bullet Proof: Layer-2 Rollup Scaling Solutions Explained
May 3
Bullet Proof: Layer-2 Rollup Scaling Solutions Explained

Cryptographic proofs are a complex way of identifying what's legit and what's not, but here's how they're being used to scale blockchains like Ethereum.

What’s Guenon: A Guide to ApeCoin and the Bored Ape Yacht Club Ecosystem
Apr 28
What’s Guenon: A Guide to ApeCoin and the Bored Ape Yacht Club Ecosystem

Bored Ape NFTs are taking over the world, but first they have to create one of their own. Here's what you need to know about the Otherside metaverse.

Block and Key: A Breakdown of Tokenized Real Estate
Apr 27
Block and Key: A Breakdown of Tokenized Real Estate

Securitized real estate makes investing in a diversity of properties more accessible, but is the next step putting real estate tokens on the blockchain?

Ha-Crypto Matata: A Guide to Cronos Crypto
Apr 26
Ha-Crypto Matata: A Guide to Cronos Crypto

Crypto.com's new Cronos exchange chain may put the CRO coin on the map. Here's what you need to know about Cronos.

Wallet Watchers: Best DeFi Crypto Wallet Trackers
Apr 22
Wallet Watchers: Best DeFi Crypto Wallet Trackers

Keeping a close eye on your crypto wallets is easy with these on-chain crypto trackers.

Raise the Woof: A Guide to the Shiba Inu Ecosystem
Apr 20
Raise the Woof: A Guide to the Shiba Inu Ecosystem

It's hard to take dog coins seriously, but is Shiba Inu more than just a meme?

Another Turning Point: What Is a Hard Fork?
Apr 18
Another Turning Point: What Is a Hard Fork?

Consensus protocols work great until they don't. Here's what happens when blockchain validators can't agree on the rules.

Quantbase Review: The First SEC-Registered Robo Advisor That Lets You Copy Nancy Pelosi's Trades
Apr 15
Quantbase Review: The First SEC-Registered Robo Advisor That Lets You Copy Nancy Pelosi's Trades

If you're looking for an index fund but traditional investments aren't cutting it, then try Quantbase, an SEC-registered platform that uses algorithmic tools to maximize your gains.

Go With The Flow: What are Liquid Staking Solutions?
Apr 14
Go With The Flow: What are Liquid Staking Solutions?

Staking is super hot right now, but locking up your crypto to earn a bit of yield may not be worth it. Here's how liquid staking platforms solve that dilemma.

A One-Stop Shop: Your Guide to Using Uniswap
Apr 14
A One-Stop Shop: Your Guide to Using Uniswap

Uniswap is the grandaddy of decentralized exchanges. Here's your guide to trading crypto on Uniswap.

Grooving Up Slowly: The Story of Ethereum's PoS Merge
Apr 13
Grooving Up Slowly: The Story of Ethereum's PoS Merge

While the Ethereum Merge is closer than ever, they say that the journey is more important than the destination. Here's how we got here.

Piece of Cake: A Comprehensive Guide to PancakeSwap
Apr 8
Piece of Cake: A Comprehensive Guide to PancakeSwap

Here's a noob's guide to Pancakeswap, a deceptively silly name for the third-largest decentralized crypto exchange.

The Grass is Greener: Best Agriculture Investments in 2022
Apr 6
The Grass is Greener: Best Agriculture Investments in 2022

Humans have been farming for over 10,000 years, but the evolution of agriculture over the past century is a trend investors must capitalize on.

Abstraction in Action: Chainlink vs Polkadot
Apr 4
Abstraction in Action: Chainlink vs Polkadot

Data is the new money. Information is the fuel that makes smart contracts useful. But are blockchain smart contracts here to stay?

Fundrise vs CrowdStreet: Which One Is Better for Real Estate Investing?
Mar 31
Fundrise vs CrowdStreet: Which One Is Better for Real Estate Investing?

Alternative platforms let you buy real estate in your underwear, but should you choose convenience or quality?

To The Moon: Is Investing in ATOM Cosmos Crypto a Good Idea?
Mar 29
To The Moon: Is Investing in ATOM Cosmos Crypto a Good Idea?

Interoperability—talk about a $10 word, eh. But what does it mean? And will Cosmos make it a reality? Here's what you need to know.

Stealing the Thunder: RUNE THORchain Explained Simply
Mar 28
Stealing the Thunder: RUNE THORchain Explained Simply

Everyone and their grandmother wants to get into DeFi, but these platforms get more complex by the day. Here's how to explain THORchain to your nana.

The New Masters: The Best Modern Artists to Invest in 2022
Mar 25
The New Masters: The Best Modern Artists to Invest in 2022

Tangible assets are hot this year, and modern art is leading the way. Here are the best ones investors should look out for.

Making it Rain: Investing in Water as a Commodity
Mar 24
Making it Rain: Investing in Water as a Commodity

Aqua. H2O. The universal solvent. There are almost as many names for water as there are ways to invest in it as a commodity.

The Coin Craze: Is Investing in Algorand a Good Idea?
Mar 22
The Coin Craze: Is Investing in Algorand a Good Idea?

They say great things take time but is that the best argument for why Algorand is a good investment? Let's dig in.

Gold Fashioned: Is Gold Still a Good Investment?
Mar 22
Gold Fashioned: Is Gold Still a Good Investment?

Gold is the closest thing we have to sound money. It may still be an effective store of value, but is gold a good investment today?

Whiskey Business: What Is a Whiskey Cask Investment, and Is It Lucrative?
Mar 18
Whiskey Business: What Is a Whiskey Cask Investment, and Is It Lucrative?

Barrel for barrel, nothing beats a whiskey cask investment. Here's why cask whiskey could be the biggest alternative asset of the year.

Under Pressure: Are Diamonds a Good Investment?
Mar 17
Under Pressure: Are Diamonds a Good Investment?

Choosing safe-haven assets often puts investors between a rock and a hard place. Here's what to consider when it comes to diamond investing.

Is Investing in Avalanche a Good Idea?
Mar 16
Is Investing in Avalanche a Good Idea?

Avalanche is the coolest new proof of stake crypto, but competing smart contract blockchains could cause AVAX to take a gnarly dip.

Layering It On: Is Investing in Polygon Crypto a Good Idea?
Mar 15
Layering It On: Is Investing in Polygon Crypto a Good Idea?

The battle against Ethereum transaction fees wages on and Polygon is leading the charge. But, is it too late to invest in MATIC?

Going for Gold: The Best Gold Stocks to Invest in
Mar 15
Going for Gold: The Best Gold Stocks to Invest in

Gold isn't a one-size-fits-all investment, so finding the right gold stock to invest in will take some panning.

High Stakes: The Risks of Commodity Investing
Mar 13
High Stakes: The Risks of Commodity Investing

Investing in commodities is great for portfolio diversification, but buying futures contracts can be a gamble. Here's why commodity investing can be risky.

Oh My Precious: Investing in Diamonds vs Gold
Mar 10
Oh My Precious: Investing in Diamonds vs Gold

You may think diamonds equal love, but reality isn't so crystal clear. Here's why diamond investors will be eating gold dust in 2022.

Aroma Empire: The Best Investment Wines in 2022
Mar 9
Aroma Empire: The Best Investment Wines in 2022

If you're looking to invest in wine, don't go in completely blind. Finding the best investment wines is easier than ever, but you still need to know your stuff.

One for All: The Best Art Investment Funds in 2022
Mar 8
One for All: The Best Art Investment Funds in 2022

Investing in blue-chip art has always been all for one, but now anyone can become a patron of the arts by investing in art funds.

Bohemian Strategy: The Best Artists to Invest in Right Now
Mar 8
Bohemian Strategy: The Best Artists to Invest in Right Now

Looking to invest in art but haven't a clue where to start? If you've got patience and a little luck, these five artists might be worth a buck.

One of a Kind: What Is Blue-Chip Art and Should You Invest in It?
Mar 3
One of a Kind: What Is Blue-Chip Art and Should You Invest in It?

Alternative is going mainstream as blue-chip art and other collectible asset classes grow bigger by the day. Here's what to look out for as an art investor.

Liquid Sunshine: Investing in Whiskey Stocks to Profit From Growing Demand
Mar 2
Liquid Sunshine: Investing in Whiskey Stocks to Profit From Growing Demand

There is no better time than the present to invest in whiskey. The industry is growing fast, so don't get left behind. Here's how to join the hunt for the best whiskey stocks.

The Wild Hunt: The Best Whiskey to Invest in 2022
Mar 2
The Wild Hunt: The Best Whiskey to Invest in 2022

Whiskey is taking over the world in 2022. Here are the best investment whiskeys you should be looking out for.

Over the Hedge: The Best Commodities To Invest in 2022
Feb 25
Over the Hedge: The Best Commodities To Invest in 2022

Gold is a great hedge against inflation, but what if you want to hedge against the entire stock market? A commodities investment may be the best way to do that.