While it isn’t news that some banks, like USAA Federal Savings has in the recent past allowed you, in a limited way to buy, sell and utilize Bitcoin, USAA Federal now allows it’s members to get a great portfolio overview of their cryptocurrencies.
Paypal also has limited support of major Cryptos, and Tradestation Securities now allows trading on their platform, albiet for larger and more well-backed cryptos.
This month Mastercard has also announced support for other Cryptos, and this month announced they are bringing cryptocurrencies into their network stating:
“We are here to enable customers, merchants and businesses to move digital value — traditional or crypto — however they want. It should be your choice, it’s your money.”
For years domain registrars and web hosting companies have accepted payments for their products and services, but I wouldn’t rush to purchase anything with Ethereum for the time being. Network charges for even a $9 purchase can be as high as $23 or even higher. Brego is told that this has to do with network congestion. So, be careful, a careless purchase with crypto can cause you dearly as even a recent Pizza delivery person was tipped $400. Of which the pizza deliver person cashed in the $5 tip form 2013. At that time he received $5 in bitcoin which at the time was the equivalent of .006 Bitcoin, Well, it matured and the driver cashed in his $400.