Bitcoin is both a currency (monetary system) and a software program. Introduced in 2009 as open-source software, Bitcoin is the first decentralized digital currency. It is decentralized in the sense that is has no regulatory authority such as a central bank.
On June 23, 2016, citizens in the UK and Gibraltar voted on the Brexit referendum to determine whether or not the UK should remain in the European Union (EU). The Leave camp won by almost 52% which immediately sent shockwaves throughout the UK and the world.
With March being Women’s Heritage Month honoring women for their historical and contemporary contributions it is worth noting that some of the most prominent and popular columnists, bloggers, TV & radio hosts and guests, and authors on the subject of personal finance are women.
The federal government first offered the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) in 1975 and has expanded the program over the years. California is introducing a new additional California Earned Income Tax Credit this year. The credit provides money even when taxes are not owed.