Getting a late start

Jwalker73

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Question....if a have a bitcoin wallet do i still need to use coinbase or any one else to send and receive bitcoin?
Also do i just need to give the sender my bitcoin wallet receiving address and just chill til the coins arrive?
 

El Chorizo

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If you run your own wallet you don't need Coinbase unless you need to convert Bitcoin into USD, Ether or Litecoin.
 

El Chorizo

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Also as far as receiving Bitcoin -- yes, you don't need to do anything on your end. It should come in, depending on how much fees they pay when they send it will determine how fast it will come through. If you don't feel like unlocking your wallet all the time you can use any block explorer to check your bitcoin address to see when payments come in.