Bitcoin accepted at New York pre-school

The head of two Montessori schools in New York won’t let parents pay by credit card – but he is accepting Bitcoin. Marco Ciocca, co-founder and chairman of the Montessori Schools in Flatiron & Soho, added the option in June, after growing inquiries from parents. The decision comes as an increasing number of places – […]

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Trump administration unveils plan to defang consumer watchdog

The Trump administration has said it wants to ease oversight of smaller banks and curb the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s powers. The report from the Treasury Department outlined administration priorities for rolling back rules imposed on the financial sector after the 2008 crisis. It comes just days after the House of Representatives approved a sweeping financial reform […]