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Bitcoin IRA Announces Interest-Earning Crypto Accounts

The idea of treating cryptocurrencies as an investment is certainly not new. Unfortunately, due to the volatile nature of most digital currencies, it can be difficult for investors to play the long game. Now Bitcoin IRA is looking to incentivize long-term crypto holders by allowing them to earn interest on...

Zuckerberg Heading Back to Capitol Hill to Talk Libra

Ever since Facebook initially announced plans for the cryptocurrency Libra, it's faced a seemingly endless wave of critiques and inquiries from regulators. Neverthless the company has remained resolute, saying it would continue to pursue its plans while working to assuage concerns. Now, as part of those efforts, it's been revealed...

SoFi Officially Rolls Out Crypto Trading with $25 Bitcoin Bonus Offer

Nearly a month after debuting cryptocurrency trading to select users, last week SoFi formally announced the new feature for their SoFi Invest platform. According to the company the addition makes SoFi Invest the only tool to offer "automated and active investing with stocks, ETFs, and crypto through a single app."...

France and Germany Move to Block Facebook's Libra

When Facebook first unveiled official plans for the cryptocurrency Libra, there was certainly excitement from some circles. Unfortunately regulators haven't been quite as thrilled, with many jurisdictions sharing their concerns and questions. Now two European countries are taking things one step further, announcing that they'll move to block the digital...

SoFi Invest Adds Support For Crypto Trading

To the surprise of just about no one, the cryptocurrency ride continues to be a bit wild in 2019. Just this week or so the price of Bitcoin managed to fall below the important $10,000 level only to rebound a few days later. Nevertheless the growing popularity of crypto has...

Some Libra Backers Reportedly Spooked by Regulatory Scrutiny

Back in June, following months of rumors, Facebook officially unveiled plans for the cryptocurrency Libra. In that announcement it was revealed that, while Facebook was taking the lead on the project and would also be introducing the Calibra crypto wallet, there were several partners that had signed-up to support the...

IRS Reportedly Cracking Down on Unreported Crypto Income

Following the big Bitcoin boom of 2017, April 2018 saw several reminders that cryptocurrency gains needed to be reported on tax filings. Of course by that time the price of Bitcoin was about half of what it was just a few months before. Nevertheless it seems that the IRS is...