Storing cryptocurrency is a nerve-wracking thing to do. Many new users do not know the different options available to them. Some understand the concept of cryptocurrency. They may know how to send and receive coins online. Most, however, do not understand or know the difference between a custodial and non-custodial wallet. This is probably the most important thing to understand about cryptocurrency. Otherwise, it is simply the same as digitised FIAT Money.

The storing cryptocurrency category contains all our posts related to cryptocurrency storage. Hardware and software wallets, brain wallets, paper wallets and more. There are also some outlandish ways to store crypto assets. (Cases of people implanting NFC chips, allowing them to send and receive cryptocurrency by simply swiping the implant, exist already).

This category also contains articles on how to secure your cryptocurrency. Furthermore, you will learn where you can find 3rd party storage solutions. (These are companies that provide a service to look after your cryptocurrency. They usually offer insurance as standard. Consequently, this means that you do not have to worry about storing your own crypto if you do not want to. But in contrast with FIAT money, you can take full control of all your crypto yourself.

The golden rule of cryptocurrency:

“Not your KEYS, Not your COINS”

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bitcoin debit card

iCE3 Crypto Debit Card Crypto debit cards come in various flavors and are issued by many companies across Europe and the USA. The first crypto debit card available to South Africans, called Xapo,  made its way to our shores around 2014/15. These debit cards, however, have not lasted very long as European regulations cause their […]

Ballet Crypto Featured Image

What is Ballet Crypto? Ballet Crypto is a non-electronic cryptocurrency hardware wallet and is the brainchild of Bobby Lee. A crypto OG, Bobby is best known for his work as Founder of the Chinese Bitcoin Exchange – BTCChina. The idea behind this wallet is that you can receive Bitcoin and many other cryptocurrencies such as […]

Trezor 2018 update

Time flies fast, it seems like just yesterday Trezor released another amazing update for their hardware wallets. Regardless, you have much to look forward to. This new Trezor firmware update is something special. It is a community-driven firmware update. Many of the changes in this package were implemented by external contributors, part of the Trezor Community. Both […]

Trezor one

Trezor One and SatoshiLabs have come a long way in the 5 years they have been in business. This year marks 5 years since the creation of SatoshiLabs. On August 30th, Trezor released the new 1.6.3 firmware update for their cryptocurrency wallets. This new firmware features security updates among many other improvements, expanding upon the application […]

store bitcoins

How do I store bitcoins? And is this the first thing I need to consider? Before you purchase bitcoin, you’re going to need a place to store them. Bitcoin wallets store the private keys that you need to access a bitcoin address and spend your funds. They come in different forms, designed for different types […]

cryptocurrency hardware wallet

Security is very important when it comes to your cryptocurrency. As everyone knows you should never store your cryptocurrency on an exchange, but rather in a wallet that you control the private keys for. What Exactly Are Hardware Wallets Anyway? Hardware wallets are securely programmed devices that store your private keys and never reveal them. […]

 Bitcoin hard fork: Trezor shows why it is the best wallet solution for Bitcoin users No action required for Trezor users Both coins (if split occurs) will be supported No security is compromised Dealing with the Bitcoin hard fork using a Trezor wallet is a no-brainer. {More reading on the possible split here} The safest place for […]