Trucking jobs in the United States are very well paid. Therefore, if you wish, you can easily set aside a small amount 

of capital for further investment.

For example, in SVB Express pay up to $ 1 per mile. On average, a company driver drives 10 to 000 miles a month. This brings him $ 12 - $ 000 monthly. This amount is significantly higher than the national average and allows you to save some of your money.

No matter how much you love the road, the change of landscapes outside the window and the feeling of freedom that a long range gives, we all dream of making money without working and calmly looking into the future, feeling a reliable financial "pillow" under us.

We've put together a selection of time-tested investments to suit truckers. They do not require extensive economic knowledge or investment experience. At the same time, they offer income with low risks.

So, the top 5 reliable investments for beginners:

1. "Without leaving the checkout"

Having earned start-up capital on a truck, it is quite natural to invest it in cargo transportation. You can invest in buying your own truck and earn as an owner operator. This is very good money. For example, in SVB Express The owner operator gets 88% of the gross. And here, as they say, the sky is limit - earnings depend only on your desire to work and can exceed $ 30 per month.

In addition, the truck you have purchased can be rented out to another driver and here you can really get money without working.

Another option is the referral program SVB Express - the company will pay you for an intelligent driver that you bring to it. That is, you can find a job for a friend, and also make money on it.

2. Time-tested option

Real estate is the most traditional investment and has maintained its leading position in the market for many decades. If you don't have a family yet and you have nowhere to hurry with your own home, then you can invest in buying a house as an investment. In a few years it will be possible to sell it at a much higher price, and before that, it will be rented out. If you already have a family, then buying a house is more profitable than renting, especially since mortgage conditions in the United States allow you to purchase housing with a down payment of 10% and at small annual (2-5% depending on the conditions and your credit rating) ... With the average cost of a house in the United States - 340 thousand dollars, 10-20% for the first installment with salaries in SVB Express you can save up in just a couple of years (it all depends on the state in which you live and your economy). You can find what to buy on the sites: Redfin, Zillow, Realtor.

3... US debt bonds
The US issues bonds for periods ranging from a few months to 30 years. The longer the investment period, the higher the profitability on them, and the risks are minimal, since such investments are guaranteed by the government and are designed for the growth of the US economy as a whole.

There are several types of Treasury securities that are offered with different maturities. For example, Treasury bills are short-term bonds with maturities ranging from a few days to 52 weeks. Short-term Treasury Notes (T-notes) that pay investors a fixed interest rate every six months until they mature. They can be for different periods: 2, 3, 5, 7 and 10 years.

Treasury bonds also pay interest every 6 months and have a maturity of 20 to 30 years. The interest received on these securities is exempt from local taxes, but is subject to federal taxes.

The yield on them will be small (1-3% per annum), but stable.

You can purchase Treasury bonds directly from the Department of Finance via the website TreasuryDirect or through a broker.

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4... Investment Applications and Robo Advisers
Robo Advisers are digital investment platforms. They use computer algorithms to manage their clients' investment portfolios. These algorithms are based on information that most financial advisors ask for from clients: financial goals and the level of risk that a person is willing to take. Your investment portfolio is calculated based on your individual needs. Such platforms are cheaper than “live” consultants, and if you set a minimum level of risk, you can regularly receive a small passive income without risking loss of funds.

The most popular among them and suitable for beginners:

  • Robinhood - suitable for people who are just starting to invest and have no previous experience in this area.
  • Ally Invest - suitable for active investors who want to invest frequently.
  • Public.com - Suitable for beginners looking for an intuitive and fun way to learn how to invest.
  • Webull Is an excellent application for active traders who prefer to conduct financial transactions on their mobile phone. This is very convenient for truckers, because on the road you do not always have access to a computer, but from a mobile you can constantly monitor your investments.
  • Betterment - suitable for both beginners and experienced investors.
  • Acorns - a great option for those who do not have the time or desire to control the investment process. The app will do everything for you.
  • S - suitable for beginner investors who want to start with a small investment.
  • Fundrise - the best option for long-term investments.
  • TD Ameritrade - this application is well suited for those who do not strive for quick profits, but are ready to wait a longer period to receive dividends.
  • Wealthfront - convenient for those who do not want to control the process. Artificial intelligence will do everything by itself.
5... Invest in self-development and start your own business

If you have accumulated a little capital, it can be invested in training in business management or improving English, which ultimately will help you start your own business in the United States: in trucking or other field - you choose.

For example, you can start a blog on any of the social networks or a podcast. On the road, you can take pictures of breathtaking views and interesting places, or simply share your experience of traveling around the United States. By the way, you can also make money by selling photos in photo stocks. The trucker definitely has something to shoot. Therefore, buy a camera, master the skills of its professional use and go!

In fact, there are a lot of options for their business. It all depends on your skills and interests. By link collected over 100 ideas. Take your pick!

And the start-up capital will help to accumulate SVB Express. You can join the team of the company here.


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