The Beginner’s Guide down the Bitcoin Rabbit Hole


How to Buy Bitcoin

  • CashApp — very easy to use and popular payment platform that enables users to buy, sell and withdraw their Bitcoin. You can set up daily/weekly purchases ($10 minimum) as well with low fees.
  • Swan Bitcoin — One of the most popular exchanges to DCA (dollar cost average) into Bitcoin. You can set up daily/weekly purchases and have it automatically withdraw to your wallet offline. You can market buy as well. Very user friendly and some of the lowest fees on the market.
  • River Financial — Easy to use platform that might be better suited for larger purchases. They have low fees and enable wire transfers for large purchases.
  • Gemini — Another popular exchange founded by brothers Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss

People To Follow

News Publications


  • Stephen Livera Podcast
  • Bitcoin Fixes This
  • Swan Signal
  • The Bitcoin Standard Podcast
  • Orange Pill Podcast
  • The What Bitcoin Did Podcast
  • We Study Billionaires, the Investor’s Podcast Network (every Wednesday it is BTC focused)
  • Tales From the Crypt
  • CoinDesk Podcast Network
  • The Scoop
  • The FTX Podcast
  • Once BITten!

Blog Posts/Series


  • CoinDesk — link here
  • River Financial — link here
  • Coin Metrics — link here
  • The Block — link here
  • Bitcoin Tech Talk — link here
  • Glassnode — link here
  • Messari — link here
  • Bitcoin Uncharted — link here
  • HASHR8 — link here (mining focused)
  • Anthony Pompliano — link here
  • Dan Held — link here



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Hanson Birringer

Hanson Birringer

I like writing about Bitcoin and long term macro secular trends.