Virtual Currency: 5 Things to Consider
Posted on October 27, 2014
Although virtual currencies like Bitcoin, Dogecoin and XRP have been receiving a lot of press lately, many people are unaware of what they are, how they’re used or the risks associated with them. Virtual currencies are electric money with growing global acceptance, even though they aren't tied to actual coins or bills. They offer an innovative, inexpensive and flexible method of payment via the internet. However, due to how these funds are exchanged and their dependence on the processing power of vast networks of private computers around the world, they pose a challenge to regulators and can cause certain issues for those who adopt them as a payment method.