Recently, my wife and I were looking for our wedding rings.
While checking out different stores, I started thinking. Could white gold, platinum, and palladium be good gold alternative investments just as they are alternatives in wedding rings?
Investors see gold as a safe investment in times of economic turmoil. But what about its lesser-known but more expensive and rare (metal) sibling palladium (not to be mistaken with platinum)? And what about white gold? Should you invest in any of these?
One year ago, I wrote this article to share some of the best dividend-paying stocks in Europe. But a major event caused a disruption requiring me to review it with a magnifying glass. I’m of course talking about the corona pandemic. Some original stocks were removed either because they lowered their dividend or cut it altogether. It’s not too bad though. Of the 24 original European dividend aristocrats, only 19 remained.
For a week, I drove around Belgium and The Netherlands to help them discover this little corner of the world. All while trying to get stuff from Ikea and moving the last things.