As many of you who have read my columns are aware, in October of 2014, I wrote about losing half of my retirement investment in a security called the Bitcoin Investment Trust. At the time, it was the only investment vehicle available for investing qualified retirement funds into bitcoin. My initial $25,000 SEP contribution was worth less than half what I had initially invested.
That, however, has changed for the better. Significantly so. I’ll discuss that, but first, some background on the original investment and how bitcoin can be used in a retirement account at