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Freedom Ahn

Journalist

Windsor, Ontario / Detroit, Michigan

Freedom Ahn

Finance. Technology. Japan. Fintech. Cryptocurrency. Blockchain. P2P. C-Suite. Careers. Remittances. Business & Tech In Asia.

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How the Bitcoin Market is Recovering from the Bitfinex Hack

The bitcoin market is no stranger to controversy. Ever since its conception, there are sceptics that question the viability of bitcoin as an alternative to paper currency. However, even they cannot deny the numerous advantages of cryptocurrency especially when it comes to wireless transactions. Due to the finite supply, others even call bitcoin “Digital Gold” and expect it to hold and grow in value over the years.
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Bitcoin – A Parallel Monetary Universe

You’ve most likely heard the name and maybe some of you have used Bitcoin. But what is it, really? Bitcoin is described by people who understand it as the first example of a growing category of digital money known as cryptocurrency, of which Bitcoin is by far the largest. It’s a different animal, a unique form of digital money (no bills nor coins) created and held electronically, and accessed via a computer or smart phone.
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Foreign Exchange Hedging Explained: The Smart Company’s Guide

This guide will help you to save money on your foreign exchange operations (and the worry of FX volatility risk). In this guide (3 minute read): Revealed: The 3 essential hedging products to propel your company’s FX strategy. On a £10,000 transaction for a UK company, the average FX fee with a bank is 3.6%, or £360.
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Using These Tips Could Save You Over $100 on Next Month’s Rent Check

Rent is often the single biggest chunk of a monthly budget. Having a roof over your head is money well spent — but handing over hundreds (or thousands) of dollars every month hurts. While paying rent is a necessary evil, the good news is you can reduce how much you have to pay by $100 (or more) with a little creativity.
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Can Hong Kong Rekindle the Fire?

In its evolution from sleepy fishing village to British-ruled port to mainland China gateway, Hong Kong's future has always been shrouded in uncertainty. Ever attuned to the shifting tides of regional politics, East-meets-West culture, and global business, this resilient city has defied predictions of its decline by adapting—and thriving.
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5 Reasons You and Your Child Will Dig Visa Buxx

Visa Buxx is a reloadable prepaid card that allows your child a secure and super convenient way to make purchases. Unlike debit cards, they can’t overspend and overdraft, they can only spend what’s on the card. Buxx is a great way to teach your child to manage their money. Transaction history is provided online and on the Navy Federal Prepaid mobile app.
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Coming Soon… Android Pay™ to Navy Federal

Soon you’ll have another way to make secure, mobile payments with your phone! Coming soon to Navy Federal members, Android Pay™ will transform mobile payments to promote simplicity, choice and security when paying for things digitally. We’ll be the first credit union to support Android Pay—a convenient and secure way to make purchases with your Navy Federal debit card on your Android phone.
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6 STEPS TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR MONEY BEFORE 30

Feeling overwhelmed by your financial responsibilities? If you’re like most, you have daily expenses on top of debt like a car payment, credit card debt and student loans. And if you plan to have a family, there’s even more to think about. You’d probably like to save for something – maybe your first home?
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How to Get Control of Your Money (and Manage Your Debt)

Money and Debt There never seems to be enough money to get rid of the debt, does there? With these five tips, you can manage your debt and get in control of your money once and for all.
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eSmart Reviews (What You Should Know Before Signing Up with eSmart)

Overview: eSmart Reviews (What You Should Know Before Signing Up with eSmart) Whether you're a returning customer or actively looking for new tax-filing software this season, our eSmart Tax reviews below will tell you everything you need to know before signing up! eSmart Tax, an online tax preparation software, is an economical, no-fuss method for filing both your federal and state tax returns.
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Go Bank Reviews – Everything You Want to Know (Review of GoBank.com)

Online banking can be intimidating to new users. With so many GoBank reviews on the internet, it can be hard to know which ones are accurate. Our GoBank.com reviews dig deep. We’ve done the research so that you don’t have to. We’ll tell you everything you need to know in one comprehensive GoBank Review.
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What Is Consumer Credit? – Everything You Should Know (What Is Credit Counseling & a Credit Counselor?)

Debt can seem overwhelming, especially if you aren’t sure how you can afford to pay it off. Maybe you’re thinking of getting help but have questions. What is consumer credit counseling? What does a credit counselor do? Will it help me? AdvisoryHQ gives you the answers you need to help you make the best decision for your situation.
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About

Freedom Ahn

Freedom Ahn Chevalier is a cultural anthropologist (practical) and journalist specializing in traditional and contemporary Japanese culture and society. She has extensive experience working with domestic and international businesses, trade, digital, & print media publications covering a wide array of topics including business, finance, culture, politics, environment, conservation, and more.

She has written about technologies such as drones, crypto-, digital, & virtual currency, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, cyber security, and more.

She is also the founder and senior copywriter at WriteAhn - a B2B and B2C digital marketing agency whose specialties include business operations, human resources, finance, C-suite recruiting, talent management, productivity, and workforce issues, venture capital, mergers & acquisitions, private equity transactions, tax issues, investor relations, recruiting.

Freedom has been all over the world in publications including The Independent, Huffington Post, The Telegraph (UK), The Chicago Sun-Times, The Los Angeles Times, and The Jerusalem Post to name just a few.

She is the daughter of a French chef and has a keen interest in food, with several of her original recipes winning national and international awards.

She resides a few minutes south of Detroit, Michigan with her husband, their three Japanese dogs, and four French cats.

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Skills

  • East Asia
  • Korean Culture
  • Japanese Culture
  • Journalism