Standard Shared Hosting: Understanding Email Services
I am not sure what email services I need... I am new to all of this.
Read the article: Email Services: What are they and what do you need? This was written to clarify all those jargon terms and help you decide what services are right for you.
You may also be interested in this article: The Case For Secure Email, which explains how email is insecure and what features we offer to help mitigate that.
If you have or want to have a domain name of your own, but don’t know what DNS is, you should read: Understanding Domain Name Service (DNS)