The cryptocurrency world is a one-of-a-kind financial wonderland in which timing is everything and nothing is certain. A billionaire tweets out a meme, and you’re pushed toward one margin or another the moment you believe you’ve got a handle on the market.

Users of rollercoasters and thrill-rides may enjoy the experience, but investors searching for a way out from under centralized currency and banking may desire for a less tumultuous future.

Unfortunately, the road ahead is not easy. Decentralized digital currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum make perfect sense on paper. I still have a dollar’s worth of Bitcoin if the US government decides to declare my citizenship invalid and denounce me. However, every penny of fiat money I currently own in US markets, banks, retirement accounts, and other investments

In a genuinely decentralized monetary system, no single government or other cryptocurrency owner should be able to seize your funds. However, in most situations, it’s only the technology that prevents authorities from seizing cryptocurrencies. What if the technology against which you’re defending fails?

Today, with literal cryptography, we are certain that our cryptocurrency assets are safeguarded from intrusion, theft, and withholding. Because they’re encrypted, it shouldn’t be able to access our crypto holdings in the same way that the government can’t listen to our WhatsApp conversations.

In today’s world of ever-changing hacker vulnerabilities, the…

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