These cryptocurrency wallets offer a safe place to store your bitcoin, ether and other digital currency

If you want to invest in bitcoin or any other cryptocurrency, we recommend looking into a crypto wallet.

As a secure place to store your proof of ownership, a cryptocurrency wallet can take the form of physical hardware or software installed on your computer, smartphone or in the cloud.

Crypto wallets offer more control over your digital currency than most exchange services.

Well-known services like Robinhood, PayPal and Venmo allow you to buy bitcoin and other cryptocurrency quickly and with little technical know-how.

greater independence comes with more responsibility: You'll have to keep track of your own private key -- the crypto equivalent of a super secure password.

If you're new to cryptocurrency, the Coinbase Wallet is a good place to start. It can be downloaded as an app for Android or iOS,

Trezor's new user interface, Trezor Suite, just came out earlier this month, replacing the company's Wallet Web app.

The Nano X is Ledger's second-generation cold storage wallet. The integrated Ledger Live platform, which is easy to learn and use, supports more than 1,800 coins and tokens including bitcoin, ether and XRP.

Exodus is a hot wallet, which means that your assets are stored online; but it's noncustodial, which means that only you have access to your private key -- a 12-word password phrase that protects access to your crypto assets.

Mycelium has been around since the beginning of the crypto era, and the Mycelium wallet is one of the oldest and best-known bitcoin wallets.