https://steemit.com/steemit-guides/@pfunk/your-steem-account-is-worth-money-how-to-secure-it-with-a-new-owner-key-to-keep-it-yours-forever

https://steemit.com/steemit-guides/@pfunk/a-user-s-guide-to-the-different-steem-keys-or-passwords

Secondly, we urge you to read the rest of the FAQ, so you know the ins and outs of Steemit. It may seem like a daunting task, but we promise you will come out the other end a much more knowledgeable Steemian. Knowledge is power, and with your new superpowers, you are significantly more likely to achieve a high level of success.

]]>**Powering Down** - If you have Steem Power, and wish to cash out, you can begin to Power Down. While powering down, the network has calculated your Vests, which are a stable measure of STEEM supply. The system will transfer 1/104 of your Steem Power, computed as Vests, to STEEM each week. One can continue to curate and earn curation rewards while powering down.

It uses a log10 scale, meaning:

A score of 30 is 10x better than a score of 20

40 is 10x better than 30

50 is 10x better than 40, and so on

https://steemit.com/steemit/@dantheman/steem-dollars-have-limits]]>

**Steem Power** - Steem Power you hold increases at 90% per year, versus the 100% increase in Steem supply, so the dilution of Steem Power is the difference between these two. If you hold Steem Dollars and get zero curation awards, you will be diluted by 10% per year. Once again, the numbers are different now while Steem is in distribution mode.

**Steem Dollars** - No dilution, rather they gain 10% interest per year. This interest rate could change.

https://steemit.com/steemit/@hisnameisolllie/steem-dilution-rate-explained-currently-much-higher-than-you-might-think