Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

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, 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

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?

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.

Thursday, March 06, 2014 4:41 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The cryptocurrency’s mysterious creator has reportedly been identified, sparking controversy.

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

The online retailer is accepting Bitcoin for payments using Coinbase.

Monday, January 06, 2014 9:49 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

In the latest Bitcoin mania, along comes Coinye West, a new cryptocurrency inspired by Kanye West.

Tuesday, December 24, 2013 6:05 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Bitcoin has inspired a quirky new e-currency based on the popular “doge” meme.