9 Unique Types of Passive Income 

Many people dream about living off passive income. The concept of  working hard and creating a perpetual stream of income is appealing.

The next slides contain the most common types of unearned income. Of  course, there are other types, but the ones on this are common.

Investment income is the profit generated from the sale of real estate  or stocks. An investor selling an asset for profit will generate capital  gains from the sale.

Investment Income

Mutual funds pay capital gains distributions to shareholders. This money  comes from selling stocks, bonds, or other assets owned by the mutual  fund.

Long-Term Capital Gain Distributions

Dividend income results from money paid to stockholders from the dividends paid by companies.

Dividend Income

Retirement income is derived from pensions, annuities, and distributions  from 401(k) plans and Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs).

Retirement Income

Unemployment benefits are paid to individuals who lose their jobs through no fault of their own.

Unemployment Benefits

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