My brother is expecting a child, and as a gift I want to purchase 1 ETH and have it stored in a wallet for when he turns 18. What is the easiest way to do this? Is there a comprehensive guide somewhere?

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  • GitHub repo trezor-firmware

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    You can buy the ETH through [Gemini](https://www.gemini.com). They have low fees (0.35%) on trades made via their ActiveTrader interface on desktop and, unlike any other exchange, they offer free withdrawals even for Ethereum. After buying you can then transfer the ETH out to a cold wallet like [Ledger](https://www.ledger.com) or [Trezor](https://trezor.io), which is the safest option to store it long term.

  • GitHub repo SmartHold-contracts

    Ethereum Smart Contracts for locking your Ether and ERC20 tokens based on time and price conditions

    I've created an open-source project that allows you to do just that: https://github.com/pawurb/SmartHold-contracts . This is a bit more involving because it would require you to deploy the contract (cost ~$500 with current gas prices), and later configure it as described in readme. You can check out the origin of this project here https://pawelurbanek.com/smart-contract-development

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