There are 3 types of passive income: dividend income, real estate income, and business income.
A small handful of stocks pay out a dividend, which means that if you own shares of stock in a company, they’ll pay you additional amount of money each quarter (typically a small percentage of the stock value). You can either accept this additional income in the form of a check, or you can reinvest the money back into the company, in which you will be purchasing more shares.
Dividend income is completely passive and takes absolutely no effort once you own the shares of stock. The money can get reinvested each quarter and your investment continues to get larger and larger. For those that already have a large amount of wealth, this is the method of choice, but if you’d like to choose this option (and have a decent profit per quarter), you’ll first have to amass a mountain of cash first.
Real Estate Income
The method of acquiring real estate and earning an income by renting out the property has been around for quite some time. It is by no means the fastest way to get rich, nor is it the most innovative, but it flat out works. Follow the real estate method for your passive income, and you most likely won’t be sorry.
There is an infinite number of businesses out there that can be turned into a passive income. You could earn a passive income with a tree farm, an iPhone business, a McDonald’s Franchise, or even a parking lot! The possibilities are endless. All you need is a good system for the business to run by, and you could have your passive income in no-time.
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