Diversify your portfolio with dividends in kind

The year is still young and the dividend hunting season has been opened. When you think of dividends you think of cash. But dividends don’t always come in the form of cash, there are interesting alternatives that are worth taking a look at. I present to you three dividends in kind that might be an interesting alternative for your investment portfolio 1. Lindt & Spruengli the Rolce Royce among dividends in kind A Swiss classic are the shares of the famous chocolatier house Lindt & Spruengli. A single share of Lindt & Spruengli will set you back 85’000.00 Swiss Francs, an investment that one has to be able to afford. If you are the lucky owner of one of these high-priced shares you are able to attend the yearly general meeting. Your reward is an almost 5 Kg heavy blue case full of chocolate. Your teeth might suffer and you…

My 12 rules of investing

Investing over the last few years has been a mixed bag of results. I made all the classic mistakes that you can think of, buying high, selling low, being emotional about my decisions just to name a few. Only after reading about financial independence I discovered the topic passive income and adjusted my investment plan accordingly. Passive income requires some initial time and money investment and should after that run on its own. Selling your own t-shirts on redbubble for example requires an initial investment (time), the sales afterwards are passive income (assuming someone is buying your t-shirts). The most prominent representative in that field is the dividend strategy. The idea is to invest primarily in shares or funds that pay dividends on a regular basis. The amount of information about how to invest is endless and it is easy to get lost in the sea of information. Therefore, it…