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Income investing

  • Income-hungry investors focus on dividends
    November 24, 2010 17:39

    Dividend growth is back on the agenda, with Schroders predicting shareholder payouts will rise over the next three years. 

    The firm argues dividends will be a useful way to supplement investors’ income during the austerity cuts of 2011.

  • Infrastructure promises high returns
    July 27, 2010 12:36

    Infrastructure could be the answer for investors looking for a high inflation-busting income.

  • Dividend yield in UK stock market still strong
    July 21, 2010 15:49

    Investors should not write off the UK stock market in their search for income, with companies such as GlaxoSmithKline, Vodafone and FirstGroup boasting high dividend yields and strong balance sheets, according to Killik & Co.

  • Deadline approaches for Latin American income investment trust
    July 20, 2010 13:46

    Income seekers wanting to spread their net a little wider will need to move fast to invest in the first UK-listed Latin American income investment trust before the deadline next week.

  • Annual living costs rise to £14,400
    July 6, 2010 15:54

    A single person now needs a minimum yearly income of £14,400 (before tax) to afford an acceptable standard of living, says the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF).

  • UK equity income funds thrash global counterparts
    May 12, 2010 16:43

    Despite a trend of investors looking further afield for income in light of the UK’s ailing economy and meagre interest rates, UK equity income funds have actually delivered significantly more income than their global counterparts over the past 12 months. 

  • money
    March 17, 2010 14:52

    The funds in the sterling corporate bond sector concentrate mainly on investment-grade bonds. This refers to bonds issued by well-run companies that are expected to meet their commitments and therefore yield less than riskier 'junk' or high-yield bonds.