Many investors like to include bonds in their portfolios. Whilst the returns are likely to be paltry in comparison to shares, they are safer investments paying you a fixed income.
If you've looked at government bonds, you'll likely have come across inflation linked bonds.
So what are these? And should you invest in them?
Read on to find out…
What are inflation linked bonds?
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Right now, banks are paying a paltry percentage ... ››› more
Don't get caught between the rand and a hard place!
Over the last month, we've seen the rand getting hammered.
And it's becoming more and more obvious local and international investors are losing faith in our government's ability to generate the growth it's been promising for years.
But government's problems could get a whole lot worse!
And unless you take action to protect yourself, yo... ››› more
You work hard for your money and you pay your taxes on time! So why does it feel like you're always paying way too much. It just feels like you don't get enough back from the government. But, what if there was a way to get back your hard earned tax money? The good news is it's possible, and it's perfectly legal! Read on to discover seven reasons how to use Inflation Linked Bonds (ILBs) to get your... ››› more
There's no doubt inflation will keep on increasing, the CPI rate rose to 5, 9% in February. This means you'll be paying more for everything, including transaction costs on your investments.
And that means the benefit you see from your returns will be eroded by inflation.
But what if you could beat inflation, no matter what happens? ------------------------------------------------------------... ››› more
There's no doubt inflation will keep on increasing, the CPI rate rose to 5, 9% in February. This means you'll be paying more for everything, including transaction costs on your investments. And that means the benefit you see from your returns will be eroded by inflation.
But what if you could beat inflation, no matter what happens?
Why you should hold Inflation linked bonds today!
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