Preamble: Welcome to the Story of Money Podcast week here at We’re five episodes in – and so it felt like a good time to remind everyone to go and check it out. In particular, we’re desperate for your ratings and reviews. Thanks to everyone who’s given us feedback – it’ll help us improve things going forward. In this series of posts, I’m doing some selective highlights.

We tried to explain cryptocurrency.

how to explain bitcoin to your grandparents

Check it out. Episode 4.

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