If you’ve been thinking about entering the world of cryptocurrency and specifically bitcoin, but don’t know much about it, there are ways to get started.
Below is a guide on what bitcoin is, how to invest, its market capitalization (total value) and more worthwhile information.
Here’s everything you need to know about bitcoin.
Bitcoin is currently the largest cryptocurrency and the first to be widely adopted, according to Coinbase. It was created in 2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto, a pseudonymous person or team.
Cryptocurrency is a digital asset designed to be used over the internet, according to Coinbase. It’s decentralized, meaning it isn’t controlled by the government or any other central authority such as a bank.
Once you create an account, specialists “will roll over your funds from an existing retirement fund, execute the self-directed trade, and move your coins securely into a digital wallet,” according to its website.
To invest, you don’t have to buy one entire Bitcoin, you can buy just a fraction.
To educate yourself more on cryptocurrency and how it works, you can always enroll in an online course, too. Courses