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ETF: Understanding the CoreShares Preftrax ETF

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 Investments make money in one of three ways - dividend income, capital gains or interest. When investing in a debt instrument, income from interest (sometimes called coupons) is what you can expect. This week’s featured ETF is a good option for investors who hope to earn an income from their investments. The CoreShares Preftrax ETF ...
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Comparing ETFs: Asset classes

Kristia van Heerden ETF Blog, Latest

Investing is about more than just shares. There are a number fo different asset classes we can buy and this article digs into the details.

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ETF: Income ETFs III – Bonds and Preference Shares

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In the first two posts in this series, we investigated dividend-hugging ETFs and listed property ETFs. While both of these are worth consideration when investing for income, both are listed instruments, which introduces volatility to your investments. This makes them more appropriate for investors with a longer investment horizon. For those nearing financial independence, debt ...

Podcast: Where to park cash

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JSE Direct 201: Where to park cash? Simon Shares Grindrod (JSE code: GND) just hit multi-year lows trading just above 900c with a net asset value (NAV) of over 2200c. Don't fight the trend, especially on cyclical stocks. RBA (JSE code: RBA) went bust on Tuesday. Of the three; RBA, Seakay and Calgro M3 (JSE ...