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The Citywire Money guide to income investing
How do you generate a reliable income when interest rates are stuck at all-time lows and the Bank of England's quantitative easing policy of 'printing' money is squeezing yields on government bonds (gilts) and other investments? Our weekly Income Investor column and our regular news and features, including videos and guides, are here to help.
In the latest Income Investor article, our yield-seeking columnist explains his dilemma with RSA Insurance.
Income Investor is here to help
Our private investor columnist shares his approach to generating an income from savings.
Articles on income investing
Video guides to income investment
The search for income
Gavin Lumsden describes how income investors are being forced to buy higher risk bonds and shares to generate a decent income.
Income is the key to investment
From his Lolly Investor Programme series for beginners, Gavin Lumsden looks at the main asset classes available to investors and explains how they are all priced on the income they produce. He starts with commercial property.
Understanding shares and dividends
Gavin continues his income theme with an explanation of what shares are and how dividends work.
What are bonds and how do they work?
Gavin Lumsden concludes his introduction to investment income with a look at fixed interest stocks or bonds.
Why equity income investing is a good way to grow your money
Investing in stable, well-run businesses that pay healthy dividends can be a good way to turn your savings into income.
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