Inflation beating income investments
Informed Choice chartered financial planner Martin Bamford was featured in The Sunday Times yesterday, in an article looking at the various options for income investors.
Within the article, Martin said:
“Investors are having to work harder to seek out good yields that remain lower risk but still beat inflation in the current environment.”
The article looked at several options for income investors, including infrastructure, commercial property, overseas government bonds, ground rent and permanent income bearing shares (Pibs).
Here at Informed Choice, we work with income seeking investors to build and regularly review investment portfolios suited to income requirements, financial planning goals and risk preferences.
In the current economic environment where interest rates are very low, price inflation remains stubbornly high and investment markets are volatile, investors can find it challenging to maintain a desirable income level without eroding capital.
It is important to approach the quest for investment income with realistic expectations and to ensure you understand the risks associated with each investment asset class.
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