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Before you start using Bitcoin for any serious transactions, be sure to read what you need to know "the basic about wallets"

A Wallet is used to store your crypto currencies, pay and receive different crypto currencies. Different wallets allow for different crypto currencies and some even provide normal fiat currencies you can store.

Below you will find a list of good wallets. 

Always remember that it is your responsibility to choose your wallet carefully and adopt good practices in order to protect your money.

Also see this really great wallet : Trezor

Our Wallet of Choice

Here is our wallet of choice
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Luno Exchange (South Africa)

The Luno team comes from a wide range of backgrounds in engineering, finance and industry, but all united in our passion to revolutionize the way people use money.

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CEX Exchange (International)

CEX.IO calculates the price and freezes it for 120 seconds. The service exchange rate is adjusted to mitigate the risks connected with price fluctuations

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Blockchain

Blockchain is the world's leading software platform for digital assets. Offering the largest production blockchain platform in the world, we are using new technology to build a radically better financial system.

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CoinsBank

The CoinsBank Wallet provides a simple way to manage your funds when and where you want. All it takes is the click of a button, the sending of an email or the swipe of your CoinsBank Debit Card.

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CryptoPay

Cryptopay Bitcoin wallet provides an easy way to buy, store and send bitcoins all over the world. Enjoy convenient deposit methods in major fiat currencies or hedge against price fluctuations using Cryptopay Flex Accounts. 25% discount on the whole range of Cryptopay debit cards

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Jaxx

You're in control - The way it should be All keys are created on your local device and never sent to any servers. This means you have full control of your wallet and Jaxx neither holds nor has access to your funds. Jaxx supports many of the leading cryptocurrency platforms. It’s our goal to offer as much choice as possible in the new, emerging world of blockchain.

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SpectroCoin

Instant Bitcoin exchange allows to buy and sell bitcoins within a second. SpectroCoin offers fiat and virtual currencies exchange with more than 20 currency options being available

Wallet Basics 101

What is a wallet?

A “wallet” is basically the Bitcoin equivalent of a bank account. It allows you to receive bitcoins, store them, and then send them to others. There are two main types of wallets. A software wallet is one that you install on your own computer or mobile device.

What is a Public address and/or a private key?

Every bitcoin wallet has 2 elements

1.Public Address: This is like an email address. You can give anyone your public address and they could send or pay you at that address.

2.Private Key: This is like your password. This private key you should never give to anyone.

How do i get an address?

When you're on the receiving end of a Bitcoin transaction, it is advisable to generate a new Bitcoin address each time. To do this, go to your Blockchain Wallet and click on Receive Money. On the bottom-right, click on New Address. Make sure to label the address so you know what it's for

How does a wallet work?

Transactions - private keys. A transaction is a transfer of value between Bitcoin wallets that gets included in the block chain. Bitcoin wallets keep a secret piece of data called a private key or seed, which is used to sign transactions, providing a mathematical proof that they have come from the owner of the wallet.

Could my bitcoins be traced?

Your bitcoin address could be easily traced back to you, landing you in very hot water. The main problem with Bitcoin anonymity is that every transaction is publicly logged by design. Anyone can view the flow of Bitcoins from address to address in the blockchain.

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