I had an unusual chat with a fellow blogger the other day who happens to be a huge advocate of investing for the future. He spends his time signing up to the latest ISA’s, using his tax free allowances to their hilt and surfing trading and spread betting review sites like reviews.spreadbetting for another company… Read More »
If you are a worker in your twenties or thirties, working at a job you love, or simply the job you need, retirement is probably the furthest thing from your mind right now. Retirement can sneak up on you though, so starting to invest for the future early on, including pension investments and other types… Read More »
Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is a type of corporation that invests in real estate, and is jointly owned by a number of shareholders. Typically, you can buy a share in a REIT from the stock market, which makes them just like mutual funds; but they are more like a fund that invests only in… Read More »
Real estate is one of those things that will continue to rise in prices as long as our population keeps on increasing. More people mean more requirements for space to live, which will naturally increase the prices of real estate for the foreseeable future. Having made a short but powerful case for investing in real… Read More »
Investing in Dividend Stocks can be a great method to create a truly passive income. Dividend stocks are equities that pay out an amount per year per share you own. An example would be Microsoft (MSFT) they are paying out $0.23 for each share you own. This equates to a 3.31% dividend yield. This means… Read More »
To build a passive income, we need to own properties that generate a regular income for us with minimal involvement after they have been created. This can be contrasted with working at a job or working for someone for pay, where, at the end of the transaction, we do not or own any income-generating property.… Read More »
I’ve been focused on develop more passive income for almost a year now. The extra income that I have generated has enabled me to do many things that I wouldn’t have been able to do without it. Passive income has a way of becoming an addiction. When focusing on generating more revenue, you start to… Read More »
Over the past few months, I have changed my investment strategy significantly. As I mentioned a couple weeks ago, I am now investing in several dividend-producing assets to see which investment produces the highest return. I call it a challenge, but it is ultimately a tool for analysis. Essentially, I will track my progress so that both you and I can be better informed investors going forward. Why invest more money in something just because it is the traditional way to do it when you can be getting a better return elsewhere? I plan to update everyone on the status of this challenge every month (mid-month), so be looking for that update soon.