During the past few months, Bitcoin has been used to create millionaires, sell drugs, and avoid inflation. But today, it will become the subject of government scrutiny, as the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs holds a hearing on the controversial new currency. Of course, the first question they will need to address is the most basic. […]

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The Best Car for Your Buck

The second the average new car is driven off a lot, its value drops 11 percent. Five years later, that same car, on average, is worth only 37 percent what was paid for it. Add in high gas prices and regular maintenance, and you don’t have to be a personal finance expert to ask: is […]