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…
That beats every money market ... ››› more
When you think about investing, you might ponder over what stocks you should buy. But there's another important asset class you should include in your portfolio.
This asset class is fixed income investments.
So why should you include fixed income investments in your portfolio? And how can you?
Read on to find out…
Why you should include fixed income investments in your portfolio
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The majority of individual investors have never even heard of this investment, but it's popular with sophisticated investors. The kind that manage billions of rands.
This investment has the safety of a bond, in that it pays regular income. But it's better than a bond... It has the upside of stocks.
That's why I often call it the "perfect income investment."
So if you’re sitting on sp... ››› more
Where do you go if you want to invest for income?
Let's face it; we live in a near-zero-percent world. Traditional investments just aren't cutting it.
You are lucky if you're money market fund is paying you 4% income on your retirement nest egg. Let alone keeping up with inflation.
And the average share on the JSE is only paying investors 2.75% in dividends per year…
More often than ... ››› more
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