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How to Buy Altcoins using Crypto Exchanges

A common question we get is: “How do I buy Monero, Ethereum Classic, EOS, Decred, Sia, etc.” For the beginner, it can be unclear where to even start. This brief guide will help you get oriented and show you how to buy a variety of cryptoassets using exchanges.


1. Buy Cryptocurrency with Fiat Currency

Getting into crypto requires buying bitcoin, litecoin, ethereum or even bitcoin cash with fiat currency (USD, Euros, etc.). In the US one of the easiest websites to use when buying with fiat currency is Coinbase*. You can sign up for an account and purchase with a credit card, ACH bank transfer, or wire. The fees and funds availability vary depending on how you purchase. For a complete guide see our previous post on buying from Coinbase.