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My money lessons: Coin enthusiast turns to cryptocurrency collecting

Jon Bannister (pictured below) was challenged by friends to collect a complete set of 54 rare 50p coins. But when coins became harder to collect, he switched to cryptocurrency.

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Credit card providers ban customers from buying Bitcoin

Credit card customers of Lloyds Banking Group and Virgin Money will be unable to buy cryptocurrencies under new rules.

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Everything you need to know about cryptocurrency

Virtual currencies have been grabbing the headlines over the past few weeks, so here’s a guide to how they work and why I’ve invested in them.

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Which cryptocurrency will be the next Bitcoin?

Cryptocurrency expert Gary MacFarlane takes a look at a dominant theme for the year in the cryptocurrency space: the hunt for the next Bitcoin.

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Bitcoin’s rise causes gold demand to slump

Over the last 12 months, the number of first-time precious metal investors has fallen by 20 per cent, according to BullionVault, an online marketplace for metals.

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Bitcoin is ‘here to stay’ as government confirms plans to regulate the currency

Government plans to crackdown on cryptocurrencies have led experts to believe it’s a signal to start taking the growth of digital currency seriously.

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Funny money: Buy a Rolls Royce for 16 Bitcoins

Have you got 16 Bitcoins burning a hole in your digital wallet? You might want to spend them on a rare Rolls Royce Ghost.

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True money stories from smart people: Crypto currencies - More ups and downs than the Wild West

Just when you think you’ve got your head around the new-fangled payment systems, including the fact that some Anglican churches are now taking contactless collections – a mind-boggling new digital form of currency hits the...

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