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5 ways to prepare yourself for market volatility as a crypto newbie

Survive and thrive during the crypto bull market by following these tips!

5 ways to prepare yourself for market volatility as a crypto newbie

2021 has been an incredibly exciting year for crypto. With leading cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin witnessing astronomical increases - like breaking $61K- and Ethereum setting a new All-Time-High, lots of retail investors have been flocking to get a piece of the crypto pie. Several other altcoins are seeing over a 1000% increase in YTD gains as well.

Here are some things you should take note of to survive market volatility like a champ.

Evaluate your goals

It can be easy to get carried away when cryptocurrency prices are swinging.

As such, itโ€™s important that you are aware of what you want to achieve before coming in at such periods in the market. You can start by listing a set of goals and priorities you want to accomplish before embarking on your trading journey.

Make sure your financial goals are aligned with your risk appetite, before diving headfirst into the cryptosphere!

Do your homework

Carrying out due diligence is always a sensible move, before putting money into any asset class. Similar to how you would want to gain a fair understanding of companies before investing in them, you should set aside some time to read up about the various protocols and projects before buying in.

Need to brush up on crypto knowledge? Read our Crypto Basics series ๐Ÿ‘‰ HERE

Finding a reputable platform that is right for you is also key โ€” the safety of your tokens and funds should always come first! Youโ€™ll want to be able to trade with a peace of mind without worrying too much about security.

Define Your Strategy


How much should you pump into crypto during a period of high volatility?

This hinges on your risk appetite and ranges from person to person. Assessing your risk appetite involves the evaluation of how much youโ€™re willing to โ€œriskโ€ or lose, then aligning it with your goals and personal attitude towards risk. Some traders tend to be more conservative or risk-averse compared to others, so it's important to only pump in a comfortable amount.

As a new trader, itโ€™s sensibleto start small. Coinhako offers a friendly minimum trading amount of just $30 SGD, which is great for new retail users to try crypto out!

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Be Ready to Seize Opportunities

Carpe Diem! The crypto market is a fast-moving one and it always pays to be prepared for intense market volatility.

You can do so by maintaining a decent SGD account balance in your Coinhako wallet, so you never miss an opportunity to trade. Instead of rushing to make a deposit at the eleventh hour, making a deposit beforehand helps you avoid the panic and hassle, and ultimately enable you to make more financially-sound trading decisions.

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Sit tight and prepare for the ride

People tend to make poorer decisions when their judgement is clouded by emotions. Because the crypto market is such a dynamic one, some days will see sharper price changes than others.

A resilient mindset towards crypto trading will inform better decisions and help you avoid selling out of fear. Crypto is not a competition โ€” avoid constantly comparing your gains with others and follow your own strategy!

We hope you have learnt something valuable from these tips!

For more information on how to use Coinhako, we recommended checking out these pieces:

  1. How to Use Coinhako
  2. Beginners Guide to Bitcoin
  3. Card Payment FAQ


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