Now that you have the wallet of your choice, and maybe even have a little bit of the coin of your choice, what to do with it. Well there are several vendors out there that have come to accept that it's easier to accept cryptocurrency for their services. Some vendors even offer discounts on their products for you paying in a particular crytocurrency. Below are some things that you can use your cryptocurrency for.
There are several vendors out there that accept Bitcoin, to include Etsy.com and Shopify.com vendors, and even some that accept other coins as well. Some of the bigger name vendors are:
Expedia (for hotels only)
DISH Network (to pay your bills online)
There are some game providers that accept Bitcoin and some even accept other coin. There are also games that will pay out in either a currency or in coin. Some of them are below.
There are also ways to loan out Bitcoin and other coins to people and make a profit through interest. Some sites to safely invest in are below.
There a new site called SALT where you can borrow with your holdings. With this site you can put your cryptocurrency on collateral and get USD back as a loan. Once you pay the loan back you get your coin back. It's a good way to cash in on your holdings without actually getting rid of them.
For those that are risk tolerant there are gambling sites that you can wager your luck on, whether it be with numbers or fights. There are several new coins that are coming out in this category or you can stick to Bitcoin. Some sites below have been around for a while and are theoretically safe for your business.
Bitkong (they have a Bitcoin savings account too!)
There are services out there that have partnered with Visa, Mastercard, or one of the big payment processors to make accepted debit cards for Bitcoin and other coin. There are also others that haven't. Below are some ways that you could get a debit card and start using Bitcoin or other coin to pay for things if you can't find your favorite vendor, you could also use this as a way to get your favorite vendor to start thinking about accepting cyrptocurrency as an accepted payment venue, or want to pay the traditional way.