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The DIY investor’s guide to understanding diversification

The DIY investor’s guide to understanding diversification

Since day one of trying my hand at hands-on investing, I’ve been coming across the topic of diversification a lot.  And every time I’m in a discussion with someone about investing – and the concept of diversification is brought up – it seems that most people don’t really know what it means.  So here’s a short guide I’ve put together to help myself understand it better.  And through sharing, hopefully some of you can also gain some knowledge from it….

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Some cool financial concepts to ponder

Some cool financial concepts to ponder

Over the next few blog posts I’ll be sharing a couple of cool financial concepts, principles, rules and guidelines I came across during my research.  And as we dig deeper – on our journey to financial independence (fi) – more detailed concepts will be discussed. But a good start is Kristia van Heerden’s ( as discussed over at https://justonelap.com/podcast-five-concepts-will-make-rich/ ) 5 fundamental concepts that will make you rich.  Understanding these concepts at a fundamental level will really make you see how the…

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