To keep your bitcoins safe, deep cold storage and running your own node is best. But this can be technical for the average person and isn’t for everyone.
Being a Bitcoiner, the first thing you should know is that many people want your bitcoins. On the blockchain, your bitcoins or satoshis are secure, but you have to be vigilant online, especially now the digital files you own are valuable.
For the everyday Bitcoiner owning a hardware wallet is secure enough and using a smartphone wallet is the most convenient way to store bitcoins, but these come with their own dangers.
Both allow easier access and are relatively secure way to keep your Bitcoin safe and liquid. Hardware wallets are safer but less liquid, and smartphone apps have their dangers but as long as you’re vigilant you should be safe. Read More