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February 14, 2018 | 7:06pm
| Updated February 14, 2018 | 7:13pm Eleven-year-old George Weiksner needed some cash, and his $5.50 weekly allowance wasn’t cutting it. So, last August, the sixth-grader invested $200 he’d earned helping out around his family’s Old Greenwich, Conn., house in bitcoin.
“I said, ‘I’ll just throw myself into it,’” says George. “You don’t make a lot of money as a kid by doing chores.” Weiksner sold his bitcoins in December — just before the $17,000 price started to crash — and handily tripled his initial investment.
He invested the profit, about $500, into ethereum, a rival cryptocurrency. “Trading [these kind of assets] is the way of the future,” says George.
‘You don’t make a lot of money as a kid by doing chores.’ He’s not the only teen titan out there. Ozzie Wimpfheimer, 14, has a similar wealth management strategy. Read more from nypost.com…
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