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50 Ways to Save Money in Your Business

Entrepreneur

Contributors include Jacquelyn Lynn, Ivan R. Misner, Chris Penttila, Guen Sublette and Laura Tiffany

Save your company thousands of dollars with these penny-pinching tips. 

On a shoestring budget (and what entrepreneur isn't?), it really pays to scrimp and save. Just in case you've forgotten the value of a hard-earned penny, we've come up with a slew of money-saving ideas to boost your business's bottom line-from cutting your legal bills to inexpensive ways to draw in customers. Though some tips will save you more money than others, the end result of your overall spendthrift strategy could add up to a bundle. 

Is Bitcoin a bubble? Or here to stay?

By Christopher Hrapsky, KARE

Odds are you've heard of Bitcoin by now, and at roughly $4,500 dollars per coin, there are a lot of people saying, "Why didn't I invest in that two years ago?"

Let's start this story with a story. 

Here's How Millennials Can Start Investing Right Now

By Linette Lopez

After living throught he terrifying days of the financial crisis, a lot of Millennials either don't want or don't know how to get into the stock market.

The problem is that if they don't, they'll lose their most valuable asset in the market - time.

That's why Patrick O'Shaughnessy, a portfolio manager at O'Saughnessy Asset Management, wrote a book about how millennials can get over their fear and into the market. It's called Millennial Money: How Young Investors Can Build a Fortune.

What is Bitcoin?

By CNN Tech

Bitcoin is a new currency that was created in 2009 by an unknown person using the alias Staoshi Nakamoto. Transactions are made with no middle men - meaning, no banks! There are no transaction fees and no need to give your real name. More merchants are beginning to accept them: You can buy webhosting services, pizza or even manicures. 

 

Your Exchange trades financial frustration for fiduciary freedom

By Anoka County Shopper

Your Exchange trades financial frustration for fiduciary freedom - Personal Service - A one-stop financial solution

Stop by Your Exchange - Minnesota's "one stop shop" for all your check cashing and financial needs. 

Best Bitcoin Apps of 2017

By BitcoinChaser

Bitcoin is the pinnacle of mobile money. Therefore, it is not surprising to see that bitcoin apps are becoming increasingly popular. This is why we created this bitcoin app list. As programmers and companies move into the market to meet the growing demand, we will have the latest reviews and the best bitcoin apps listed right here for you. Our analysts will take them for a spin and give you all the insights into this incredible developing world. Just scroll down and start picking the ones that fit your needs, read the descriptions and follow our links to download. 

Payments

This isn't just about making payments with your Bitcoins (ok fine, one of them is) but rather more about retail and the Bitcoin community in general.

      1/4  BitPay

Major Bitcoin payment website BitPay is aiming to bring "one-touch" Bitcoin payments to mobile devices, and achieved that through its Bitcoin Checkout app. This app has even allowed Bitcoin users to send BTC donations to the Red Cross in Nepal. 

Visit Bitpay

      2/4  Gliph

The ultimate mobile Bitcoin marketplace. Send and receive messages to individuals or within groups, put up items for sale and purchase items all from your mobile device or desktop computer. Beyond just a payment app, Gliph aims to revolutionize the mobile cryptocurrency marletplace. 

Visit Gliph

      3/4  Spare

Spare allows bitcoin holders to turn their bitcoin into cash quickly and conveniently. To do so, they go around the ATM system. Users request cash and they get a barcode they they can take to a local shop close to where they are. The shop keeper scans the code and gives the Spare user cash in exchange. Spare also works with traditional currency, eliminating the need for an ATM altogether. Get $5 now with promo code : BITCOINCHASER. Read full review.

Visit Spare

      4/4  Fold

Another app that we checked out recently, and one that is bringing major retailers to Bitcoin. Fold allows users to pay at such stores as Target, Starbucks and Whole Foods using their Bitcoins, right from their mobile device. Overall, the app is still in the process of adding retailers, but once it does, this will be the next big thing in mobile payments. 

Coming Soon

Visit Fold

 

Wallets

Finally we have the place to keep and access your Bitcoins from your mobile device. These are some of the best Bitcoin apps out there today. 

      1/3  Xapo

Price: Free

This app allows you to send and receive Bitcoins in just two clicks. There are absolutely zero fees to use the app, and you can score and access your Bitcoins very easily. Xapo also is the "only fully insured Bitcoin storage solution."

Visit Xapo

      2/3  Circle

Price: Free

The Bitcoin exchange app 

Coffee Can Now Be Purchased At Starbucks Using Bitcoin

By Zack Palm

The chain's app now works with iPayYou to iver Bitcoin usersan easier time when purchasing coffee. 

What are the advantages of paying with Bitcoin?

By Investopedia.com

Due to the unique nature of virtual currencies, there are some inherent advantages to transacting through Bitcoin that users of other currencies do not get. Digital currencies are a relatively new and untested medium of exchange, and users should be careful to weigh their benefits and risks. That said, Bitcoin appears to offer some unique possibilities. 

Everyone is crazy for Ethereum, but Bitcoin is still the beast to beat

By John Martindale

We've come a long way in the eight years since Bitcoin's original release. Back in 2009, when the pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamoto launched the cryptographically verified digital asset, it was just a curiosity. With time, though, new uses have been found for it, from buying drugs, to transferring money near-instantaneously across the globe. Its value has peaked and throughed to reach considerable worth today - right nowm a single Bitcoin is worth almost $2,800, close to its record high of $2,964.