A high number of Americans do not have enough savings for retirement. Many are relying on Social Security benefits, with some experts predicting Social Security might disappear in the near future.
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. Politically, the UK went into chaos.