Conservative investors or people who believe that stocks are too risky often prefer to put their hard earned money in real estate. The usual arguments are always the same and go something along those lines: It's a "real" asset, meaning that you can touch it, you can see it, you can visit it or live … Continue reading The Power of Cash-Flow
Today, a post with some information for those who appreciate regular and more frequent dividend payment. With "frequent" I am talking about getting paid twice a month and achieving this by investing in only two companies. How is this possible? Well, it turns out that there are a few selected companies out there which reward … Continue reading Get paid dividends every 2 weeks – with only 2 stocks in your portfolio
My vacation is coming to an end, and I had the opportunity to meet friends, old colleagues, new potential colleagues (in case I decide to return to Berlin someday) and re-visit all my favorite places. I admit, it might be a cheesy thing to do but there is this kind of nostalgia coming up every … Continue reading What happened to banks?
We are about to pass the main dividend season in Europe and 2018 is poised to be again another record year for investors and shareholders with a massive increase in dividend payouts across the globe. Reason enough to bring the topic up and to discuss a few ideas for dividend-seeking investors. There is an old … Continue reading 6 Dividend Ideas for 2018
In contrary to common belief, investing money is not rocket science. It can become one, but so can everything else if one would decide to dig deep enough into details. So today I would like to debunk this general perception and give advise on a more healthy and valid approach on how to perceive and … Continue reading The Investor Mindset
Today I would like to clarify a few points regarding the term "passive income". There is probably no financially successful person in the world who would not preach the mantra of protecting your financial future by having multiple streams of regular income. Relying on your job alone is a risky endeavor. You are dependent on your … Continue reading What is passive income?
The last week was probably not very good for most investors. President Trump started tweeting and everybody went gaga. Now, nobody knows what will happen and nobody really knows how markets will develop from here on. The year 2018 was not supposed to be the year when everything comes down. It was supposed to be … Continue reading Is the crash coming?
We have 2 rough weeks behind us and while personally, I am optimistic about the next week, there is no certainty yet that there will be a recovery. Fundamentals didn't really change much thus some people are very surprised to see what's happening. While many companies got indeed a little overvalued in the recent months, when the … Continue reading Time for Shopping
Last week was apparently the worst week for the stock market since the BREXIT announcement back in 2016. My portfolio took a hit with some of my favorite stocks crashing down. In particular, one of my REITs (Real Estate Investment Trust) crashed 12% while announcing a dividend cut. The company is called Wereldhave and is … Continue reading 2018 – Is it time for a crash?