Christiane von Hardenberg holds a doctorate in economics, is a journalist, investor, entrepreneur's daughter and mother of four sons. After working for DIE ZEIT and Süddeutsche Zeitung, she spent 10 years as a business journalist for the Financial Times Deutschland. When she inherited at a young age, she had to take her finances into her own hands; today, she enjoys investing from her Berlin kitchen table and has built up a fortune over the years. Since 2021, her column "money matters" has appeared weekly on ZEIT Online.
As an economist and business journalist, she actually had the best qualifications to be a successful investor. However, when she had to take my finances into her own hands at a young age, she quickly realized that neither theory nor genes make a good investor. She had to find her own way. Whether Greek bonds or shares in Norwegian salmon farmers, Chinese food suppliers or Nigerian Internet companies - no investment was too adventurous for her. Brandenburg real estate also made its way into her portfolio. In the more than three decades that she has now been investing, Christiane has experienced a lot, achieved a lot and also made mistakes. She wrote down what she has experienced in an entertaining way to share her knowledge and experiences. Above all, however, to give women the courage and desire to invest and build up a fortune step by step.