Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

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, February 26, 2014 9:53 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Major bitcoin trading exchange Mt. Gox has gone offline with little warning or information, leaving those with money in the exchange wondering if they’ll ever get their bitcoins back. The volatility at Mt. Gox has shaken the Bitcoin community, with some of the leading Bitcoin companies scrambling to restore faith and integrity in the cryptocurrency

Friday, February 21, 2014 4:55 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Here is what’s going on with Bitcoin, from Mt. Gox to Winkdex to bitcoin ATMs.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 9:47 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

A leading backer of bitcoins has been arrested and accused of exchanging the currency to facilitate illegal drug buys on the online markeplace Silk Road.

Friday, January 17, 2014 2:22 pm
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

The alternative currency is getting strong support from an unlikely place.

Friday, January 10, 2014 5:26 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The online retailer is accepting Bitcoin for payments using Coinbase.

Thursday, January 02, 2014 3:57 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Bitcoin’s popularity in searches shows that interest in the cryptocurrency is rising.

Thursday, December 19, 2013 5:39 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Price swings make trading in bitcoins a speculation, not an investment or a store of value.

Friday, November 22, 2013 11:57 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

More consumers are using virtual currency, which could spell trouble for the banking industry.