Should you put money into bitcoin?

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Just because there’s buzz around bitcoin doesn’t mean it’s something that should be in your portfolio.

Regulators have been issuing alerts for consumers in recent months, warning them of the risks of the virtual currency. Namely, it’s extremely volatile and has no regulations in place to protect consumers against loss of the funds from hackers. Financial advisors say for most people, bitcoin is a pass–at least, for now.

Visit CNBC.com to read the full article on risks to consider before putting money in bitcoin.