Top tips for building passive income in 2023

Some people do a web search on passive income, just to see what ideas pop up. I’m one of them and I see queries like: “What’s the fastest way to earn passive income?” That worries me a bit, and it makes me think of my number one rule when I try to build up some […]

3 ‘boring’ shares I was excited to buy!

My wife and I have been waiting patiently for many weeks, armed with a watchlist of shares to buy. At long last, and after much bureaucracy and paperwork, we finally received our cash windfall this month. Within days, we had invested a large chunk of this bonanza into cheap shares. And then, of course, the […]

With just a 2% payout, here’s why I rate this dividend stock highly!

When reviewing any dividend stock, it is easy to be lured in by a high yield. But that doesn’t necessarily mean it would be the best option to boost my passive income stream. I’m more interested in shares that pay a regular dividend, and have potential to grow this consistently. With that in mind, one […]

I just bought these FTSE 100 shares for juicy income!

So far, August has been a cruel month for shareholders of FTSE 100 companies. At end-July, the Footsie closed a whisker below 7,700 points. As I write on Friday afternoon, the UK’s blue-chip stock index stands at 7,231.29. In other words, the FTSE 100 has lost around 6.1% of its value — or roughly £128bn […]