How to Invest for Income

A regular income is important to many investors, but it's important to look beyond yield when choosing the right funds for the job

Rajesh Yadav 13 July, 2020 | 9:05AM

Income yield

Falling interest rates and lower government bond yields have left an ageing population in search of other reliable sources of retirement income. Venturing into equities, riskier parts of the bond market and multi-asset income solutions are all avenues being pursued.

However, after the coronavirus sell-off, managing living expenses during retirement has become even harder, with many dividend payments being cancelled or curtailed and a rise in default risk creeping into areas of the credit market.

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Rajesh Yadav  is a senior manager research analyst at Morningstar UK 

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