These days, investing for attractive income returns is extremely hard to come by.
Money market funds at most pay you 7.3%.
The average share on the JSE is only paying investors around 2.9% in dividends per year.
And once you factor in inflation, you're basically getting nothing!
But there is a way, you can invest for income and receive a return…
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Recently I came across an article on MoneyWeb with the headline, “Preference share offering 14.5%”.
Preference shares returning 14.5%? I've only really seen a preference share offer investors around 10% and that's Grindrod, which is a solid proven company.
So I was sceptical when I read this headline and I immediately investigated how this investment was offering such a good yield.
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If you're looking for an alternative way to generate an income, then preference shares might be what you're looking for. If you like the idea of investing for dividends, but want to do this is a less risky way, preference shares offer you this alternative. Let's take a closer look at preference shares, an unusual source of investment income...
Many private investors have never heard of prefe... ››› more
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