Big Gulps and Bitcoin: Abra now available at all 7-Eleven stores in the Philippines

Today we announced a new partnership with ECPay allowing more ways for Abra users in the Philippines to conveniently add money to their Abra wallet through any of ECPAY’s 6,000 retail outlets across the Philippines, including all 7-Eleven stores. Using new digital tools that open up financial access shouldn’t be hard. And they shouldn’t be complicated. Moving cash to crypto and other digital assets should be simple and fast. That’s why we are really excited to announce our new partnership with ECPay and 7-Eleven stores.

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Upcoming changes for US Abra Users

If you’ve been following along with the conversations happening recently with regulators and legislators in the United States, then you are probably aware that cryptocurrencies are having a moment in the spotlight. From presidential tweets to Congressional hearings, there is an intense interest and scrutiny about cryptocurrencies and how they work.  As a result of continued regulatory uncertainty and restrictions in the United States, we have to make some adjustments to our US business in an effort to continue to be compliant and cooperative with

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A visual look at decentralized investing

How decentralized finance makes investing universally accessible

The latest (and last) graphic in our four-part series with Visual Capitalist looks at Abra’s role in the future of decentralized finance.  Abra is building on Bitcoin to enable new kinds of financial products and services. These new decentralized financial systems share some basic characteristics: Direct: Crypto-based systems, like Abra’s crypto-collateralized contracts, eliminate the need for layers of third parties, which decreases costs and increases the efficiency of global investing. Location independence: Abra’s crypto-collateralized contracts make investment opportunities available around the world. Programmable money: Money

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ETFs for dollar holders

Treasury ETFs

This is not investing advice. This post is for informational purposes only. Any investment decisions should be made only after careful research. One of the great things about having an array of investable assets at your fingertips (like in the Abra app) is that you can deploy different assets at different times to achieve different objectives.  Let’s take a closer look at some of the exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that might be useful for storing cash assets while waiting for favorable market conditions to develop before

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Save with Simplex

Reduced credit card fees Summertime is a great time to kick back and relax. It’s also a great time to be stacking sats. In that spirit, we are announcing reduced fees for credit card buys of cryptocurrencies on Abra. This promotion, which is done with our credit card partner Simplex, will reduce the credit card fees for cryptocurrency purchases from 5 percent to 4 percent through the end of August. Tolls on the road to mass adoption One of the biggest obstacles to crypto mass

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