The news of Target's credit card problems has prompted some to wonder if there are safer payment alternatives, like Bitcoin. In this segment of The Motley Fool's everything-financials show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss Target's issues and why Bitcoin may not be the best choice.

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