Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, August 11, 2014 5:30 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Add the CFPB to the list of agencies warning consumers about the perils of cryptocurrencies.

Friday, July 25, 2014 6:00 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

A ridiculous bitcoin parody of Billy Joel’s “Uptown Girl” hopes to educate people about the uses and possibilities of the cryptocurrency.

Wednesday, July 02, 2014 11:45 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

The U.S. Marshals Service auctioned off nearly 30,000 seized bitcoin this week. Find out who the lucky winner is.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 1:00 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Bitcoin is hitting the big time. This morning, ESPN Events announced that BitPay, a bitcoin payment processor, has won the sponsorship of the postseason college football game played in St. Petersburg, Florida. For the next three years, the bowl will be called the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl. “Our goal is to continue to move bitcoin

Saturday, June 14, 2014 6:00 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The U.S. government is planning to sell almost 30,000 bitcoins it seized as part of crackdowns by the FBI of the Silk Road online marketplace. The 12-hour auction of the bitcoins will take place June 27, according to an announcement by the U.S. Marshals Service. It says the bitcoins will be auctioned off in nine

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 2:51 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The price of bitcoin has jumped more than 30 percent in the past week. Is this the new normal?

Thursday, May 08, 2014 5:23 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

You can use bitcoin to buy flowers for your mom this Mother’s Day.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 5:18 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Yelp is adding a flag on its site that merchants can use to denote whether they accept bitcoin.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 11:03 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The FEC is expected to consider again how bitcoin can contribute to political campaigns.

Wednesday, April 09, 2014 2:04 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

A security flaw in many websites could also mean security issues for your online banking site.

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