We have heard much over the years about how we are moving toward a cashless society. Much like the paperless office that was once heralded as both imminent and inevitable, we have hit many bumps on the road to making this happen. Maybe we don’t want to part with cash as much as we think.
What would happen if the world went back to the gold standard and actually backed their currencies with something of value? First, let’s examine how the gold standard came to be and how it came to be overthrown. Then we’ll discuss the why and how of a new gold standard.
Fundraising is an area where cryptocurrency truly shines. Being able to access capital is essential for any business.
Decentralized finance offers an exciting alternative to the traditional financial system. What is decentralized finance and is it really better than traditional finance? How is decentralized finance different?
Bitcoin has traditionally been seen as the realm of nerds and hackers. But the fact is that businesses can get a lot of benefits by accepting Bitcoin in return for providing their goods and services. Here are a few of the reasons why businesses should start accepting Bitcoin.
Bitcoin first appeared in 2009 as a novelty. It wasn't long before it became a toy. Then hedge funds and serious investors began to take notice. More and more often, the applications of Bitcoin take on a maturity that makes its previous lives seem very quaint. Where does the world stand on the adoption of Bitcoin?
The Census Note is a hardware cold wallet that supports all major cryptocurrencies. The Census Note is a card made of durable plastic that contains a secure chip. This chip stores the private key that secures access to the funds.
We often hear about the national debt and the staggering amount of money it represents. But it’s not like we get a bill for it. We don’t directly pay our country’s debts, so the number doesn’t really hit home for us. That begs the question, how does your country’s debt actually impact you?
Many view Bitcoin as the currency of the future. Some also view it as a hedge against inflation, as gold has traditionally been seen. Is it fair to compare Bitcoin with gold? Or is this comparison based on faulty premises that simply do not hold up?
We all know Bitcoin and cryptocurrency hold vast promise for liberating the unbanked and others who are not well-served by the traditional financial infrastructure. But something that is often overlooked is the benefits that come from running a Bitcoin node. Running a Bitcoin node helps the Bitcoin community as a whole, but it also offers tremendous benefits for the node owner as well.