As Bitcoin continues its move towards the mainstream and Bitcoin businesses experience rocky relations with bankers and regulators, now is a good time to look at previous leaders in the digital currency world. In the late 90’s and early 2000’s, e-gold was the industry leader.  As one of the world’s first successful online payment systems […]

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Which annuity is the best way to fund your retirement – a level annuity or an escalating annuity? A level annuity provides a fixed income that won’t change until the day you die. In real terms though its value is gradually lapped away by inflation’s sand-papery tongue. An escalating annuity (also known as an index-linked […]

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Via Jon Matonis/Forbes Directly following last month’s Bitcoin 2013 conference event in San Jose, CA that brought decent revenue into the state, California’s Department of Financial Institutions decided to issue a cease and desist warning to conference organizer Bitcoin Foundation for allegedly engaging in the business of money transmission without a license or proper authorization. […]

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