Create an account on a crypto platform like Binance, Coinbase, etc. You'll need your personal information to set up the account.
What cryptocurrency are you interested in? Be sure to do your homework and invest for the long term.
Don't forget to confirm your order. The tokens are then deposited in your wallet.
Your cryptocurrency is automatically stored in an online hot wallet. You'll want to find a long-term option that's not connected to the internet to protect your purchase.