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Who Wants Cryptocurrency in Their Retirement Plan?

Most people remain hesitant, but there's a small crypto-curious contingent.

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Remember when that guy in Florida struck a deal to pay for two pizzas with Bitcoin back in 2010? It was a bizarre event at the time. And yet today, 11 years after the infamous purchase, Bitcoin and the larger concept of cryptocurrency are household names.

The use of cryptocurrency in the financial industry remains controversial, but it's making moves toward broader acceptance: What that guy paid for those two pizzas would be worth $380 million today. And Coinbase (COIN), the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the United States, recently issued its IPO.

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