The grand-daddy of crypto is, and always will be, bitcoin. There's a lot of really interesting stuff you can learn about this topic, but we're going to focus on the financial aspects. That means we won't be talking about things like the blockchain or the lightning network, as cool as they are.
This is the retirement account everyone is familiar with. 401(k) accounts are available through your employer. Contributions come out of your paycheck before taxes are withheld, which allows for greater contributions. Growth within the account is also tax-free. However, you must pay personal income tax on money that you withdraw.
The first investment account every person should have is a Roth IRA. You can open this kind of account at Vanguard, or any other provider that you choose. Money in this account is allowed to grow tax-free, and you also don't have to pay tax on it when you take the money out.
7/8/2017 — rationality
Critical reasoning is the most important skill an individual can master. Logic is the foundation of critical thinking. Logical fallacies are the most commonly found errors in debate. It behooves us, therefore, to be intimately familiar with the forms of logical fallacy so that our faculties are better equipped to properly evaluate logical assertions, both in our own critical thinking and in debate with others.