Investing in a time of crisis: 8 steps to build a diversified portfolio

A good number of people miss out on the wealth-building benefits of investing because of the associated risks. To them, investing is like staking their hard-earned money in a game of blackjack.

The current economic downturn only seems to prove them right. Equity markets around the world are nosediving, leaving investors scrambling for fast liquidity and safe-havens for their hard-earned cash.

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EstateGuru employee investment journey – Part 7: Antti Undrits

Hi! My name is Antti and I am an investor.

I will not dwell long on the introductions. I’ll admit freely: I am religious. Not in the common sense of the word though. I believe in real estate. My investment portfolio consists of 100% real estate and I can say with conviction that I am a firm believer in the power of property. 

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EstateGuru employee investment journey – Part 6: Mihkel Stamm

My investment history goes back to age 8. I started with a savings product. My parents were giving me weekly money for school. I didn’t use it all and once I had saved around €1 (in current currency), I was able to buy a toy I really wanted. Back then what seems like a small amount now took me months to save. So I got a taste for fulfilling my goals by putting something aside and I learned my first lesson – pay yourself first.

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EstateGuru employee investment journey – Part 5: Pavel Artamonov

Hi! I’m Pavel and I’m an investor!

It took me a long time to finally make up my mind and start investing. There were always excuses. I didn’t have enough knowledge, it was too dangerous, I had unstable earnings, I would start from the next month/year, etc. I think many of you may recognize yourselves in my indecision. If not, I’m happy for you, you have reached the level of Zen in self-discipline, or you simply didn’t notice it for yourself.

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