Sweeping VS Importing; How & When To Import Or Sweep Your Private Keys

I consider myself a “man of few transfers” as I like to keep my crypto investing as simple and straight forward as possible. I found a wallet that I like for holding a good majority of my coins and then I have coins in a few other select locations. No matter if you hold a 1,000 coins or just Bitcoin there comes a time when it is necessary to move your cryptocurrency around from place to place. If you are trying to move your crypto from one wallet to another (including from a paper wallet like we talked about in… Read More

How To Make A Paper Wallet

When it comes to the security of your cryptocurrency never skimp! I have heard tons of horror stories in the last few years from people who put  no time of thinking in to the security of their coins and ended up on the losing end because of it. How to hold your coins and keep them save can be a daunting task for most beginners in Bitcoin & cryptocurrency so I decided to highlight one of the most simple and secure solutions: The Paper Wallet! Follow The ‘Stache as I break down exactly what a paper wallet is and how… Read More

A Lesson In How NOT To Move Your Assets Around

Wow! What a crazy time to be in cryptocurrency! This last month has been quite the whirlwind in the markets mostly due to the Bitcoin Cash fork. Everyone was talking about it leading up to the Aug 1st deadline and what would happen and then it all happened and I LOST out on a good amount of free Bitcoin Cash because I was perhaps TOO diligently guarding my funds. Keep reading to see how NOT to move your assets around and lose out like I did. The Security Blanket For weeks all I saw on social media (especially on Steemit)… Read More

Make The First Move; Owning My Own Keys

Since I made my first (and only… YET!) crypto purchase to date it has been sitting over at Coinbase for the last 2 and a half years. At the time of purchasing, I had no idea you could keep your own keys without having to have an online wallet. With the impending changes to Bitcoin, the Steemit cryptocurrency threads have been talking about the subject of wallets (paper, hardware, hot, cold, etc!) quite a lot and it really lit a fire under my ass to research the different types of wallets and what it all means for my Bitcoin. After… Read More