3 Types of Income which one is best

types of income

Few days back we had a discussion about 3 different types of Investors. Today we will discuss about 3 types of Income.

What is Income?

In simple word income is sum of wages, salary, profit, interest, commission, rent of other form of earning received in given period of time.  This Income can be fixed income or variable income.

For salaried people income is fixed while for business people income is variable.

It is always recommended to have multiple source of Income. That is the reason we invest our money to make more money.

3 Types of Income:-

There are three types of Income.

  • Earned Income: 

Earned income is divided in two parts first is job income. Job income is income received from paid work. Generally salary income of Job falls under this category. This income is highest taxed income without escape. It is very difficult to build wealth by this income.

Another type of earned income is business income. Any income that is realized from business activity falls under this category. Business income is taxed differently. It is easy to build wealth by this income.

  • Portfolio income: 

Portfolio income is derived from earned income. Earned income can be invested to gain portfolio income.

Portfolio is made up from asset like stocks, mutual funds, gold, real estate etc. For portfolio income If you hold your investments for longer duration tax applicability will be very less hence It is easy to build wealth by portfolio income.

  • Passive income:

Passive income is most powerful and profitable source of income. It is type of income which comes regularly regardless of work. In other word work one time and get income lifetime.

This income is derived from royalties, commission, real estate rent. This income is lower taxed income and it is easiest income to build wealth with.

Passive income is best income. If you want to be wealthy, work for passive income.

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Article by Raviraj

Raviraj is the man behind moneyexcel.com. He is graduate in finance, engaged in blogging since 7 years. Moneyexcel blog is ranked as one of the Top 10 Personal Finance Blog in India. He is not affiliated with any financial product, service provider, agent or broker. The purpose of this blog is to spread financial awareness and help people in achieving excellence for money. Please note that the views expressed on this Blog/Comments are clarifications meant for reference and guidance of the readers to explore further on the topics. These should not be construed as investment advice or legal opinion.

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