By now, we’re all keenly aware that we’re in the midst of a health crisis that has sent the stock market and economy into a tailspin.

The COVID-19 pandemic is an event the global community has not faced since the 1918 flu pandemic.

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But while our nations are on lockdown, we know that in the depths of economic distress lie a once-in-a-decade opportunity to own some of the best companies in the world for your stock portfolio.

“Every decade or so, dark clouds will fill the economic skies, and they will briefly rain gold. When downpours of that sort occur, it’s imperative that we rush outdoors carrying washtubs, not teaspoons. And that we will do.” – Warren Buffett

Before you invest during this COVID-19 crash, it’s imperative that you take some time to understand your own investment goals and risk profile,