5 Ways to Buy Crypto Without Buying Crypto

Maybe you've been thinking of investing in cryptocurrency, but you're a bit daunted by the risky and complex prospect of buying individual coins—especially with hundreds to choose from. Not to worry, there are plenty of ways to dip your toe into the crypto market using traditional investments like stocks, mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (although not yet a bitcoin ETF).

Originally, buying a cryptocurrency meant downloading the currency's unique software and saving keys—essentially passcodes—on your computer. More recently exchanges like Coinbase and Binance have appeared, allowing customers to hold coins in digital wallets. But trading even popular coins like bitcoin and ether can still pose a lot more hassles than just typing a ticker symbol into your brokerage account... Read more on Buy Side!