Intro to Cryptocurrency
Taught by Stephanie Genkin, CFP®
Stephanie Genkin is an independent fee-only CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. Previously, she was a senior television news producer at CNN covering business, economics and personal finance. Her career explaining complicated money issues began more than 10 years ago when she landed a gig at CNNfn and she's been hooked ever since. Stephanie earned a Certificate in Financial Planning from NYU and is an adjunct instructor at NYU's School of Professional Studies, Department of Finance & Law. She is an active member of the Financial Planning Association of New York and is frequently quoted in the media (Yahoo Finance, USA Today, Huffington Post, MSN Money, AARP and others) on personal finance issues.
You’ve heard the hype about cryptocurrency but still don’t know what it is.
This class will give you an overview of the basics of this controversial digital phenomenon: what is blockchain; mining; currencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Zcash and Monero; Initial Coin Offerings and wallets.
By the end of the class, you’ll be able to weigh in on the hot debate about whether crypto is actually a currency, commodity or a collectible.
This class is an introduction to digital currency and is not intended for investment purposes.