Where Can I Buy XRP? Everything You Need to Know About Ripple

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These days, there are so many new cryptocurrency coins available that it can be hard to keep track of them all. From the heavy-hitters like Bitcoin to lower-priced coins like Ripple's XRP, various cryptocurrency coins now make the headlines — and intrigue potential buyers — on a regular basis.

Near the end of 2020, Ripple and its network cryptocurrency XRP began making waves due to legal battles with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC0, a federal regulatory agency "responsible for protecting investors, maintaining fair and orderly functioning of the securities markets, and facilitating capital formation" (Investopedia). We'll get you caught up to speed on Ripple and XRP, delving into where you can buy them as well as the legal issues surrounding the brand.