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Alternative Investments | 150 ways to invest your money

150 Types of Alternative Investments – The List

120. Securities Lending – it sounds complicated but actually it is pretty simple and requires no work.

Several major stock brokerages let you lend your idle shares of stock to other investors that want to short them.

They pay interest while the shares are being borrowed and the brokerage splits it with you. You don’t lose your shares nor do you miss out on the dividends.

It can be a good source of income if you weren’t going to be selling your shares anyway.

Stock brokers like Charles Schwab allow you to generate income through securities lending