I’ve recently visited the land of Skype, Sony Ericsson, köttbullar, and ABBA. Yes, Sweden. Unlike many chest-beating capitalist nations, Sweden is actually a socialist country (think Vietnam).

During my short stay in the capital city, there were tons of friendly blue-eyed Vikings offering their help at every street corner. Stockholm is so well-designed that I felt like I was walking in a giant Ikea store! It’s hard to say goodbye to such an amazing city.

For some of my extremely well-traveled readers, you’ve probably been to Vasa Museum.

Now, I’m not someone who likes to preach. But the Vasa story is a great example of how we should approach our passive income strategies.

Here are some of my takeaways:

1. Is your passive income strategy sound?

The problem about Vasa is that it was a poorly constructed boat. Needless to say, it sailed less than 1.5km and sunk like a …