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Is there logically any way to “live off of Bitcoin interest” without giving up control of your coins?

All my life, I've been told that rich people don't need to spend any of that wealth. Instead, they just have a bank account where they receive a percentage of the total sum on the account every year ...
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Can I generate passive income on BitCoin

Sorry if this sounds like a basic question, but I struggle to see how Bit Coin works as an investment because, unlike standard currency there is no way get interested on stored bit coins. For example, ...
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Would it be a dilemma to wanting to earn interest if our bitcoin is in some exchange, but we also want the security in our own wallet? [duplicate]

I think one general thinking is that, for the bitcoin to be secure, it has to be in our own wallet, and preferably, a hardware cold wallet. But at the same time, we would also see that 3% interest we ...
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What does Tyler Winklevoss mean about this claim that you can borrow money from your Bitcoin without spending them?

Here: https://youtu.be/GWBZisZtfeY?t=232 And today, you can borrow off your Bitcoin, get the cash, spend it without selling the Bitcoin I want to do this. I need to do this. How exactly? Where? Who? ...
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As of June 2017, which exchanges let you earn interest on your Bitcoin holdings by lending it out? [closed]

I know poloniex can do lending to earn interest in your Bitcoin holders. Are there any other exchanges that let you learn interest in your Bitcoin holdings?
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Is it cryptologically possible to create a smart contract which SAFELY gives me “altcoin interest” on my Bitcoins?

I am aware of the existing, similar questions, and I have read them and found them valuable. However, I do not feel as if I have truly got a conclusive answer on my basic question, which is: Is it ...
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Is it possible to get a monthly “fiat/altcoin allowance” from simply “locking” your Bitcoins in a pure smart contract?

Let's suppose that Mr. John Doe has somehow managed to accumulate 10 BTC. He holds on to them for dear life as it's his one and only savings/lifeline. He has essentially zero fiat money. Only a bank ...