Sold My 1st and Only VOUCHER Yesterday!

VOUCHER tokens are one of the tokens in the Splinterlands Game. They are being air-dropped to people who have staked SPS (Splintershards) tokens. This is important because you need to have VOUCHER to buy the Chaos Legion Packs.

I want to accumulate HE-Index so I sold my VOUCHER yesterday and received 17.4 Hive. I used that and some of the Swap-Hive that was already in my account to buy 22 more HE-Index.

The first sell order I put in was a little over the highest bid at the time so it wasn’t moving. I cancelled that order and Jon told me to put it in just below the highest bid and it went real fast after I did that.

That purchase brought my HE-Index to 391. My first goal is to accumulate 500 HE-index. I went back to my Wallet in Hive-Engine to see what other tokens I could sell for more Hive. I sold enough to get my total HE-Index holdings to 400.

Why Do I Do it This Way?

The first reason is that the more HE-Index tokens I have the larger share of the VOUCHER tokens I will receive. HE-Index already has the tokens I would invest in anyway. And they are purchasing cards from Splinterlands to rent out now. So I will get a share of that as well.

The second reason is that I want to show people that it is absolutely possible to get into crypto without spending money they don’t have. I am creating content and commenting on and upvoting content from other people. I earn my crypto that way. Invest your time aka sweat equity.

Dollar Cost Averaging — Another Way In

Blain and Jon talk about dollar-cost averaging all the time. An example of it is:

Say you have 100 dollars available each month. Take that 100 dollars and divide it to invest in the crypto you are interested in accumulating from the projects you want to support. Never go over that amount each month. Depending on how much each token is you’ll either get more or less of it. But you will not have to stress out over the values going up and down and you’ll not spend what you can’t afford to lose.

It doesn’t have to be 100 dollars a month. You can start as low as 5 or 10 dollars a week. I have used a little bit out of pocket. But I have mostly been using what I earn from my activities. I have 80 percent of my first HE-Index goal. It’s great because all I do is accumulate, hold and earn from it. How simple, even easy is that?

So stop waiting around. This is so fun and easy to get involved.

See you tomorrow!

I Hate Talking to Automated Recordings — Keep Pressing Zero!

This morning I went downstairs to check on Dad. He was writing a check to pay a bill for his credit card. It was for his Capital One card and he has a Rewards Account like we do. He wanted to know how much he has in rewards so that he could use it toward the cost of repairing his shed in the backyard. Simple, right? I just took his card and Social Security number to come up to the computer and set up the online account. Not even close.

I started with the online chat and tried to tell them that I was getting an error message when I tried to set the account up online. They can not do a lot with those types of issues. I ended up having to call. That is when the fun started. I hate talking to recordings and pressed zero several times to be connected to a live agent.

I Had to Have My Dad Authorize Each Agent to Speak With Me!

Dad can’t hear very well even with his hearing aids. We tried to convince him to get this set up last year right after Mom passed away. Now he knows why. It will help us to help him. I happy that the issue is resolved. My Dad is now the main account owner and my sister and I are authorized users. The next step is getting the online account set up once this change makes it through the system. The hour was not wasted so that is good. They should just allow their agents to do more than one or two functions before passing us along to the next one.

I still managed to get some other work done before all that started. I am happy about that.

Have a great rest of your Monday and see you tomorrow.

Celebrating Roy’s Halloween Birthday and Happy Halloween!

Good Morning!

I am doing my post early today because I want to spend time with Roy!

Very happy and grateful that we can do that. What are we doing? Just hanging out and enjoying our freedom. His daughter is coming over later on and we’ll have dinner and cake. We went to the grocery store early this morning to pick up chocolate eclairs in the bakery section and they didn’t have any available. So we got a nice little decorated chocolate cake instead. Gotta have some kind of dessert for the birthday celebration. Cake is good and chocolate cake with chocolate frosting is even better.

Dinner will be rib steaks on the grill, roasted potatoes, sautéed mushrooms and onions and green beans. Even though we have real winter here Roy uses the grill all year round. Nothing like a steak on the grill. Can’t beat that flavor.

At noon we will have our family call on FB Messenger. One of my sisters is in Mexico City so she’ll be joining us from there. She and her partner are there celebrating her birthday.

Have a great day everyone and see you again tomorrow!