YieldNodes Update: My Strategy for 2022 (250% Return on Investment?)
this is an update to my first post on YieldNodes, published 10 days ago. I deposited ~$600 in Bitcoin which arrived in my account after 1 day and started earning interest two days ago. This interest is generated through “Master Noding” which is the process of providing capital to a master node of a Proof-of-Stake cryptocurrency. For a more detailed explanation, check out my previous post.
My Strategy on YieldNodes (To compound or not to compound)
YieldNodes is a great way of diversifying my portfolio with a medium-risk, high reward asset. I consider YieldNodes medium risk because of all the transparency coming from the CEO and the company. They did two voluntary audits and delivered on their promise of 5–15% returns per month for the full last year. Of course some risks remain, when you send your capital to a company, that’s why I still diversify.
Now, there are two ways to go about your earnings on YieldNodes:
- Pay out the return of the month to your Bitcoin wallet /SAPP wallet
- Compound the returns (0% — 100% in steps of 10% possible)
As you learned in my previous article, your initial deposit is always locked for 6 months. This is needed to create stability, as YieldNodes needs to rent servers and maintain the master nodes.
Your compounding returns are also locked for 6 months, but not your total capital. So my initial $600 dollar can be payed-out in June 2022, while my compounded returns from this month (let’s say $60 if I get 10% this month) will be locked until July.
The big upside is the power of compound interest. On YieldNodes this means for next month I can get 10% interst not only on my $600 but on $660! This might not sound like a big difference, but this is because we humans are really not good at understanding exponential math.
As it is explained on the YieldNodes website: the added returns last 26 months were around ~132% (~11% per month, not compounded). If you compounded these rewards, you would get 249.85%
Using these numbers on my investment, I can basically choose between a profit of $792 (132%) or $1500 (250%). My total balance at the end of the year would be $1392 or $2200 respectively. As YieldNodes is a riskier part of my portfolio, I will use the second strategy and reinvest all my profits. I might take out my initial investment at some point, but so far I want to make use of the high returns.
Want to get started on YieldNodes?
- Do your own research on YieldNodes, in the end I am just a random guy on the internet!
- Use my affiliate link (click here) to register and give me 5% of your deposit with no extra cost for you. Thanks in advance!
- Make a deposit via Bitcoin (many FIAT onramp provider are supported where you can buy Bitcoin with a credit card or SEPA transfer) or use USDT (Tron Network)
- Decide whether you want to pay out your earnings or compound them!
- Only invest what you can afford to lose
- Let me know if you would like to know more, you can reach me on Twitter
And that’s it for today! I hope you enjoyed my article. I will publish all updates to me portfolio on here. Likes this post and Follow me if you don’t want to miss that.
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