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My favourite 10 investment quotes

June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

For daily motivation and developing the investment thinking I gathered here my  favourite 10 investment quotes. Gladly share them with you! “Know what you own, and know why you own it.” – Peter Lynch “If you aren’t thinking about owning a stock for ten years, don’t even think about owning it for ten minutes.”  – Warren...

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The clothing market is huge! There are roughly 7.1 billion people on this planet who own at least one pair of jeans and a T-shirt. Now, go to your wardrobe and tell me how many pairs of jeans you have…. Do you wear all of them? The issue we have here is that women usually have...

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Wine as an Investment

April 23, 2015 | 2 Comments

Monday evening my friends and I went to Grappe wine Storage located at Grevgatan 5, Stockholm for wine tasting and a seminar called ”Wine as an Investment.” You probably already know about my passion to invest, so obviously I couldn’t miss out on this opportunity. Grappe wine storage is founded by Carl Jan Granqvist, the...

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“What does the financially confident woman look like? Well, I’d say she is much more economically literate than ever before, and not just a “caretaker” of somebody else’s money<….> she is fiscally confident and it shows in her investment knowledge, salary, performance bonus and stock options.” The Future of Women in Finance, 2015.   Right...

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Startups: How to get funding?

March 15, 2015 | 2 Comments

Sooner or later all startups need funding, and cash is the fuel to get it driving in the right direction. But where will that cash come from? There are a lot of variants involved—such as size, age and industry in which the startup will operate. These elements as well as desired growth expectations will need to...

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Hot Estonian Start-Ups Mafia

March 11, 2015 | 5 Comments

Life as an Investment has asked Anastasiia Linnas  – a finance and marketing consultant, start-up lover and blogger, to be our guest author and  introduce our dear readers to Three Hottest Estonian Start-ups… We wrongly supposed that there are only three… When I was asked to write an article about three Estonian start-ups, I was a bit puzzled,...

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How to Begin Saving Money

February 21, 2015 | 6 Comments

I love investments and I consider myself lucky to find pleasure in it. It’s funny when my boyfriend Robin tries to make heads or tails of all the “financial stuff” I talk about. But at least I know he’s a good listener. The other day he asked me about investment opportunities and how to save...

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Time is a great asset. Remember a magic bank account story (read more)? Imagine that there is a magic account that is filled every morning and emptied every night. Then you wake up!  The lightning-speed of technological progress over the past 10 years was designed make our lives easier. And in some ways it has: it...

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Financially Fearless

November 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

I have a recommendation for a useful, smart and long-rewarding present: a financial education book titled Financially Fearless: The LearnVest Program for Taking Control of your Money (published 31 December 2013) written by the young and inspiring Alexa von Tobel. This book makes a great Christmas present (or a gift for any occasion) that a...

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“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” (Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina)  Even though Lev Tolstoy claimed the opposite, we can find similarities in unhappiness of financially broken families—both of which share a common starting point. After analyzing 17 Seasons of the popular Swedish TV Show LyxFällan (Luxury Trap in English), I...

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