Thursday 29 April 2021

Why Income Investing?

If you are new to this blog, you may be wondering 'Why should I be interested in Income Investing'

Here's my rationale - plus a nice video (not mine) setting out the main points.

Wednesday 28 April 2021

Annual Review of Income ETFs

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) come in all shapes and sizes. Those that are income-oriented now form the core of the DIY Income Investor portfolio. They can provide cost-effective diversification (and thus a measure of safety), simplify the running of your portfolio plus give easy access to income-oriented securities from around the world, in various currencies.

For this post I have reviewed my previous reporting on both dividend and fixed-income ETFs.

Tuesday 27 April 2021

Weathering the Pandemic Storm

The Covid 19 pandemic has created a huge financial and economic dislocation in the UK and around the world. Investors will have seen big changes in the markets. Many sectors of the economy have been hard hit. What has been the impact on DIY Income Investor portfolio? And what lessons can we learn from this experience?