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Preference shares have proved an efficient alternative investment for individuals seeking a relatively high and stable source of income.
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If used correctly with a plan in mind.
ETFs invite controversy because the products are cheaper.
Unit trusts make investing possible for everyone.
Using performance tables is not the way to choose funds.
Many options to choose from.
ETFs can serve many purposes.
Stockbrokers come in two forms: human and online. And costs, advice and information available to investors differ widely.
Unit trusts give investors a spread of assets at an affordable price.
The price earnings ratio can be useful but sometimes misleading for investors trying to decide which equities to buy.
Test the trend before taking the plunge into equities.
When scouting for a unit trust fund look for a decent track record.
‘Offering a complicated range of highly specialised funds defeats the aim of simplicity’.
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