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thumbnail-sprout How to enhance the security of your MyCryptoSaver account
We have had a lot of requests from our users to be given the option to add 2-factor authentication to their MyCryptoSaver (MCS) account. This is a feature that we...
thumbnail-sprout You may have noticed something different…
You may have noticed something different… MyBitcoinSaver has now become MyCryptoSaver!   So what does this mean? As cryptocurrencies continue to rise in price and adoption we wanted to be...
thumbnail-sprout Understanding the new IRD Cryptocurrency tax guidelines
The IRD recently announced new tax guidelines for Cryptocurrencies in New Zealand. They can be found here. There are two key points to keep in mind: Keep records of your...
thumbnail-sprout My First time buying Bitcoin #4
In this series we talk with people from all over New Zealand about their very first Bitcoin purchase. We ask them about their journey from first hearing about Bitcoin to...
thumbnail-sprout Our New $2000 Limit!!
We've raised our limit!  What does that mean? As a MyBitcoinSaver user you can now see on your account dashboard the maximum that you can deposit each week. Rather than a...
thumbnail-sprout A real world example of why Dollar Cost Averaging is the best way to buy Bitcoin
Dollar Cost Averaging (DCA) is an investment technique where you buy a fixed dollar amount of an asset at regular intervals. It is particularly effective when dealing with more volatile...
thumbnail-sprout We have raised our weekly limit to $500!
When we first started MyBitcoinSaver in 2014, we built the platform initially for ourselves. It was us scratching our own itch, a platform to allow us to effortlessly buy Bitcoin...
thumbnail-sprout What is a hardware wallet?
The first step to owning some Bitcoin is to get a Bitcoin wallet. But there are many types to consider. There are online wallets that you access through a website,...
thumbnail-sprout My First time buying Bitcoin #3
In this series we talk with people from all over New Zealand about their very first Bitcoin purchase. We ask them about their journey from first hearing about Bitcoin to...
thumbnail-sprout How to Buy Bitcoin in New Zealand
By now most people you ask will have heard of Bitcoin. It’s mentioned on the 6 o’clock news, debated about near every office coffee machine and is talked about all...
thumbnail-sprout Why is a Bitcoin wallet seed phrase so important?
When you set up a Bitcoin wallet you are told to write down either 12 or 24 words (depending on the wallet) and to keep them safe somewhere and never...
thumbnail-sprout My first time buying Bitcoin in New Zealand #2
In this series we talk with people from all over New Zealand about their very first Bitcoin purchase. We ask them about their journey from first hearing about Bitcoin to...
thumbnail-sprout My first time buying Bitcoin #1
In this series we talk with people from all over New Zealand about their very first Bitcoin purchase. We ask them about their journey from first hearing about Bitcoin to...