Beginner’s Guide to Digital Currency

Zcash Coins

What is Zcash?

Zcash is a cryptocurrency with a strong focus on the privacy of transactions in a blockchain network. The Zcash network was founded back in October 2016 and runs the cryptocurrency ZEC.

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The CoinJar Guide to the Crypto Universe

Let us take you on a guided tour of the fundamental elements of four of the most popular networks in the crypto universe: Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, and Ripple. To the moon!

Cryptocurrency Coins

Beginner’s Guide to Crypto Slang

Sick and tired of your crypto mates using a bunch of jargon you have to google to understand? We’ve got you covered with our dictionary of crypto slang guaranteed to get you talking like a pro in no time.

Blockchain

How the Bitcoin Blockchain Works

The blockchain is the foundation technology upon which all cryptocurrencies are built. The first implementation of a blockchain was in 2009 when the Bitcoin protocol was launched by Satoshi Nakamoto. While blockchain technology is relatively young, it is the basis for all digital currencies that exist today.

Litecoin

What is Litecoin?

Litecoin was the first cryptocurrency to be forked off of Bitcoin, with its own features to make it unique. To truly understand Litecoin, you must have a decent understanding of Bi

tcoin and blockchain technology.

Ripple Coins

What is Ripple?

Ripple is a payment platform designed to provide solutions for cross-border payments. It’s also one of the only cryptocurrencies designed to assist fiat currency rather than replace it. Because of this, and the fact that it is not truly decentralised, it’s one of the more controversial digital currencies around. Read on for more about how Ripple works and what it’s used for.

Ethereum

What is Ethereum?

The Ethereum network, which runs the cryptocurrency ether, is becoming increasingly popular. Where Bitcoin uses blockchain technology for financial transactions, Ethereum uses it for decentralised software applications.

Read on to learn more about it, why it’s worthwhile paying attention to and how to show your support.

Bitcoin

What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is known for being the first ever cryptocurrency in existence. It’s also the most popular and well supported out of all the digital currencies. In this section of the guide, you’ll learn more about Bitcoin, where it came from, what it’s used for and how to buy it.

Understanding the risks of cryptocurrency

Understanding the risks of any practice in which we trade, invest or spend money in is crucial for financial protection and preservation. This is fundamental to trading responsibly, and applies to any investments you make, not just with cryptocurrency.

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Keeping your coins secure

There are many ways you can keep your coins safe and secure. As always, we recommend that you research thoroughly before spending, sending, trading and storing your money (in all its forms – fiat and cryptocurrency) anywhere.