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Income investingInsightsAustralian shares

Why tax matters for income investors

Dr Don Hamson explains why tax-effective portfolio management is crucial for retirees
Income investingInsightsAustralian shares

The greatest risk associated with dividend investing

Dr Don Hamson shares his thoughts on the greatest risk associated with dividend investing
Income investingInsightsAustralian shares

What are dividend traps and how to avoid them

Dr Peter Gardner explains dividend traps and how to avoid them
Income investingInsightsAustralian shares

What are franking credits? (updated 2022)

Franking credits can help retirees generate additional income. So what exactly are they?
Income investingInsightsAustralian shares

How BHP’s retiree shareholders will benefit from the Woodside spin off

Dr Peter Gardner discusses how BHP’s retiree shareholders will benefit from the Woodside spin off
InsightsAustralian shares

Retirees join the beekeepers as the dividend honeypot swells

The 2021 federal budget and the banks: There's been some significant announcements in the past fortnight, so what does it all mean for self-funded retirees and other income investors? Dr Don Hamson shares his perspectives.
InsightsAustralian shares

Whoa-yeah, the divs are getting bigger

In a matter of months, we’ve experienced a remarkable turn-around when it comes to Australian equity income and right now it’s safe to say dividends are back, or whoa-yeah the divs are getting bigger. In this article, Don Hamson examines the recent ascent.
Income investingInsightsAustralian shares

Cash rate locked, dividends unshackled

With interest rates now unlikely to move until at least 2024, Dr Don Hamson explains why Plato believes an improving outlook for dividends can help fill the income void.
InsightsAustralian shares

Ampol buy-back: A tax-effective opportunity

On Monday 23rd November, Ampol (ASX:ALD) announced a $300m off-market buy-back after finalising its property transaction where it raised $635m after tax. Read our analysis.
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How retirees benefit from franking credits

In this article, Dr Peter Gardner explains how managing portfolios to maximise after-tax alpha and take advantage of franking credits, can help retirees generate significant additional income.

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“A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.”

Plato (427-347 BC)

“A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.”

Plato (427-347 BC)