The revolutionary and controversial method of payment has been making headlines. There are plenty of reasons why you might want to start performing transactions using Bitcoins. But first, you have to earn some for yourself.
It’s become an annual event: the fall of Bitcoin. You’ve probably read about it multiple times, and maybe even believe that the online, decentralized currency is already gone forever. It isn’t. Created by a mysterious, anonymous entity back in 2009 – when the recession was at its worst – Bitcoin is a completely digital currency with no central servers. Transactions are distributed across the network of users, and developers claim counterfeiting to be impossible. We’ve taken a deep look into this virtual, but oh-so-real, currency.
Unless you’re either really lucky in life (and use cards everywhere you go) or really unlucky in life (and have no money to spend) then you will use cold, hard cash on a weekly basis. Money is usually a physical object, with coins and notes weighing down your pockets. But it isn’t always physical. Some currencies are virtual, existing in the digital realm but having no weight or substance. Bitcoin is one such virtual currency
If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to do better at budgeting your money and monitoring your personal finances, Mint.com is one of the best ways to meet these goals. This popular and well-established online and mobile service can help you keep track of your spending, and offer you advice about making better financial choices.