In “How to Fund Your Retirement Without Selling Off Your Investments,” The Motley Fool explains the two ways people usually make money after investing in stocks and bonds: selling once the investment is worth more (capital gains) or getting a monetary reward from the organization you invested with (dividend or interest).
This explanation points the way towards how one can retain investments and still profit from them:
“Choosing investments that will produce lots of income for you is an important part of retirement planning.”
When you have an investment that offers dividends or interest, you profit without selling. …Read More