Earlier this year, some of the major finance bloggers like AK (A Singaporean Stock Investor), Budget Babe and Investment Moats promoted a investment membership named Dividend Machines. Membership was opened for a limited time only till mid March and membership fees for a lifetime basic member was set at a few hundred dollars, which was pretty cheap for a investment course + education platform. It was promoted as a no nonsense, minimal upsell course with real knowledge being taught.

As somebody who was largely self taught, learning a structured method has always appealed to me. At the same time, I’m very much aware that investment courses don’t come cheap (a few Ks minimum) and tend to be full of BS and upsell. So the Dividend Machines course seemed to fit the bill. As the capital outlay was comparatively minimal, I took the plunge and here are my impressions after …