Go back just 18-months and the number of people who knew about Bitcoin was small. Fast forward to the present, and the vast majority of people know about this digital currency.
Bitcoin is gaining traction. The amount of investment money going into it and the projects surrounding it are growing at breakneck speed.
But if you want to put some rands into Bitcoin, where do you start? How do you ... ››› more
This week saw the arrival of the first Bitcoin wallet developed in South Africa.
The wallet's main focus is its ease of use whether you're new or experienced when it comes to Bitcoin. And it looks like it has hit the mark with its appealing interface.
Let's take a closer look at this latest Bitcoin development in South Africa…
A proudly South African Bitcoin wallet
BitX has just l... ››› more
Before you can even think about buying Bitcoins, you need to have somewhere to store them. For this you need a Bitcoin wallet.
There are four different types of Bitcoin wallet available. So what are the differences? And how safe are each of them?
Let's take a closer look…
Bitcoin wallet #1: Desktop wallets
Desktop wallets don’t depend on a third party service, so that can be adv... ››› more
Using digital currencies as a means of paying for things may have you terrified. But the good news is, you don't have to be.
Using digital currencies like Bitcoin is actually not as difficult as you might believe. And it's also a lot safer to use than you might think.
So if you're desperate to start using Bitcoin, how do you start?
Read on to find out…
The ins and outs of getting ... ››› more
Disclaimer Note that FSP Invest, a division of Fleet Street Publications (Pty) Ltd, is a research house and not a registered broker, financial advisor or financial service provider. Our editors and customer services teams also do not give personal investment advice. The advice in this website is general advice only and may not be appropriate to your particular investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs, so before investing or if in any doubt about your personal situation, you should seek professional advice from a stockbroker or independent financial adviser authorised by the Financial Services Board.
We research our recommendations and articles thoroughly, but disclaim all liability for any inaccuracies or omissions found in this publication.
Remember: Never invest more than you can afford to spare and that the value of any investment, and the income derived from it, can go down as well as up. The past is not necessarily a guide to future performance.
Editors or contributors may have an interest in investments commented on in this newsletter. However they have signed restraints to prevent the abuse of their position as contributors to this publication.