It takes less than a minute to eat an egg. It takes much longer to eat a full chicken.
The ease with which the seeds of our greatness can be consumed is what holds us back.
A simple heuristic to building investments early is to consciously make it hard to liquidate. A risk with this strategy is the difficulty to exit when things go south. However, it is a price that will not be too costly, if you already have an emergency fund of 6 months living expenses saved.
This is why real estate investments are a significant proportion of generational wealth. Real Estate in its very essence forces a long term slant.
I have always had reservations on real estate, but I am learning the hard way that in the long run, it is the only investment that is perfectly designed for the long run.
– Osasu Oviawe