Financial Freedom: What Does Financial Independence Mean to You?

I'm writing this post on the 4th July, which is Independence Day in the USA and although I'm an Englishman living in the UK, it got me thinking about independence and financial freedom in particular. Ever since I was a kid, I've been fascinated by America. I used to watch [...]

Passive Income: How To Generate Passive Income With Dividend Shares

If you want to generate passive income from a portfolio of dividend shares then there are a number of things that you will need to know. Investing in shares is not the same as putting your cash into a bank savings account, for example. If you have a bank savings [...]

Passive Income: Which Is Best For Generating Passive Income – Property Or Shares?

If you want to generate more passive income then you may be wondering whether it is better to invest in property or stocks and shares? I get asked this question all the time and I always say that there are two things you need to consider, not just one. Usually, [...]

Passive Income: How to Create Passive Income By Investing In Shares

If you ever have thoughts about generating a passive income so that you can achieve financial freedom, I believe that the best way to do this is to invest in company shares in the stock market. Once you have learned how to analyze, buy and sell shares, it takes up [...]

What Is An Ex-Dividend Date And How To Use It When Buying Or Selling Shares

When you are buying and selling shares, it is important to know the ex-dividend date for the shares you are buying or selling. If you don't know the date when the shares go ex-dividend then you could be missing out on valuable dividend income. Whilst this is important for all [...]