Q. “My question is really basic and so please bear with me… I have been wanting to invest in shares for the last three years and I would very much like to receive dividends as a passive income. Could you please explain what dividends are exactly and why a company would pay dividends to shareholders?”
A. I am always happy to answer these questions, because we all have to start somewhere w... ››› more
Pouring a glass of wine without dripping is a particularly troublesome issue if you're pouring red wine and there's a white tablecloth to contend with. It can be especially nerve-wrecking when you have a table full of guests to serve.
The good news is, there are a couple of things you can do to ensure you pour every glass drip-free.
Read on to find out what you need to do…
Before you... ››› more
When it comes to investing on the stock market, there are a number of different strategies you can follow.
One popular way, especially if you don't have a lump sum to invest, is to invest a fixed amount of money on a monthly basis into a savings plan.
This is known as rand cost averaging or drip feeding.
So is it an investment strategy worth following?
The advantages of rand cost av... ››› more
“Forget about waiting for the perfect entry” proint, says Gavin Fourie, editor behind Unconventional Millionaire. “The only way to consistently make money in the stock market over the long term is to invest a little bit of money into your favourite shares each and every month.” And here's why… “9.9 times out of ten, real wealth – the kind that allows generations of families to live l... ››› more
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