Income investing

The world’s top 10 dividend-paying companies

The top 10 companies contributed 17% of all global dividends, the same proportion since 2016, totalling $45.18 billion.

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Model Portfolios Review: models riding a wave of market resurgence

Money Observer's model portfolios bounced back into the black as stock and bond markets rose in tandem. 

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Meet the non-UK investment trusts with high yields and solid returns

Overseas investment trusts offer investors more exotic income sources that can also act as counterweights to UK-centric risks.

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Bank on a blend of the best Money Observer Rated Funds

Whether your goal is income, growth or a bit of both, our model portfolios can be a profitable place to start.

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How to create a £10,000 income: three Rated Fund portfolios

After three successful years of designing portfolios to produce a £10,000 annual income, we introduce new medium- and higher-risk line-ups, plus one for investors seeking to avoid the UK.

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10 shares to give you a £10,000 annual income in 2019

Last years portfolio delivered on its £10K income target, but total returns fell in 2018. This year, capital preservation is key.

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Global fund and trust tips: our experts name their growth and income choices

Our fund and trust panellists share their global growth and income choices for the year ahead. We also highlight two wildcard selections that look particularly good value at the start of 2019.

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A round-the-world trip takes in the best income prospects

We identify the most promising asset classes, regions and sectors for income-seeking investors in the year ahead.

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Model Portfolio Review: UK’s troubles call for change of direction

The unloved UK market continued to underwhelm in the third quarter, prompting a rethink for some of our model portfolios. 

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