n Personal Finance Newsletter - Chasing income yields : income investing
|Article Title||Chasing income yields : income investing|
|© Publisher:||Moneyweb (Pty) Ltd|
|Journal||Personal Finance Newsletter|
|Publication Date||Feb 2006|
|Pages||5 - 6|
Extracted from text ... Moneyweb's PERSONAL FINANCE February 2006 5 INCOME INVESTING Chasing income yields Despite lower interest rates, income investors are actually better off By JULIUS COBBETT AS the prime rate of interest has fallen to a 20-year low, investors have to scrounge around to find a decent income for their cash. Most accounts with the big four banks pay miserly interest rates - often no more than 4%. But despite the low yields, some investment professionals argue that income investors - normally represented by the elderly - are in a much better position today than they were five years ago. Income ..
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