Bitcoin is the leading cryptocurrency, and is more private, more secure, and less expensive than existing payment methods. Before you purchase bitcoins you need to obtain a Bitcoin wallet. This is where you store your bitcoins. There are many wallets to choose from, and this guide may help you.

Your ability to purchase bitcoins will depend on where you live. In the United States, Coinbase and LocalBitcoins are popular options. You can find options for your country at this site.