Give yourself an income boost with stocks and funds yielding more than 5%

The investments where you can sit back and let the cash roll in
Thursday 11 Jan 2018 Author: Tom Sieber
Generating an income from investments is one of the key reasons why people put money into the markets. The average yield on FTSE 100 stocks at present is 3.8% which is significantly higher than both the current rate of inflation (3.1%) and the top rate of interest on cash savings accounts (1.3%). As Alex Crooke, head of global equity income at asset manager Janus Henderson, observes: ‘The absolute level...

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