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4 Reasons Why People Would Favor Bitcoin Over Cash

Some people don’t see the point in using bitcoin, especially not when cash is readily available. While it is true cash transactions allow consumers to remain somewhat anonymous, it isn’t a perfect financial tool by any means There are quite a few reasons why people would use bitcoin rather than cash, although some of these “practices” may be considered controversial.

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Top 3 Bitcoin Taxation Calculation Tools

The bitcoin taxation season is almost upon us, which highlights a very important problem. Most people are unaware of how they should incorporate bitcoin into their tax assessment. Thankfully, there are quite a few tools available which will help users take care of these problems with relative ease. It is important to keep in mind very few countries require bitcoin users to take cryptocurrency earnings into account right now.

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Bitcoin: Why It Now Belongs in Every Portfolio

A technology is called “disruptive” if it creates a new market that first disturbs and then displaces an earlier technology. Bitcoin is potentially such a technology and much more. The fact that it can disrupt the largest and most interconnected marketplace in the world—money, banking and finance—makes it perhaps the most promising investment opportunity of our age.

Unlike our current increasingly unstable and unpredictable financial system, Bitcoin has 21st century technologies at its very core.

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An Explanation of What Bitcoin Is

When most people hear about Bitcoin, whether for the first or the tenth time, they ask one simple question: “What is it?”

Like an automobile, Bitcoin is technically advanced, and it can appear complicated, depending on how much you want to know about it. But also like an automobile, it doesn’t require you to be a technical expert in order to use it—and for it to change the way you interact with the world.

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