Does a Bitcoin Weigh More Than a Gold Coin? Alternative Assets in Retirement Plans

by / ⠀Personal Finance / May 9, 2014

The problem with being young and successful is that right now you’re, well, young and successful. However, that’s a situation which eventually takes care of itself. At some point most intelligent people come to that realization, and they start thinking about saving for retirement. The problem is that they start thinking about it a little too late. Most Americans never save enough of a nest egg to adequately…

Bitcoins: Will This Digital Currency Work for Your Small Business?

by / ⠀Startup Advice / June 7, 2013

As technology continues to evolve, so do the methods we use to buy and sell products and services. One new concept that has garnered a lot of attention recently is the online digital currency dubbed Bitcoin. Bitcoin was introduced four years ago as an electronic alternative to standard worldwide currencies. It is a decentralized currency, totally independent of any government entity or financial institution, and Bitcoin transactions are managed purely by an…

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