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The Weekly Nibble: Income Shares and Investor Mindset

Here are some of the most popular articles that have appeared on the Motley Fool Singapore’s website during the week.

1. Why Investing for Income Stocks Is Right For You

Income shares are usually companies that give out dividends to shareholders on a regular basis.

In his article, Jeremy Chia explores four reasons why income shares listed in Singapore should be part of your portfolio. One of the reasons cited in the article is that dividends Singaporeans receive are tax-free, unlike in the US. That is a major advantage we have in Singapore.

Jump into Jeremy’s article to find out the other three reasons (link here again).

2. 3 Billion Dollar REITS That Are Trading Close To 7% Yield Now

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are popular investment vehicles as they usually sport high distribution yields.

Currently, some big-name REITs have distribution yields of around 7%, much higher than the stock market on average. Lawrence Nga checked out those high-yielding REITs and presented them in his article (link here again).

3. Singapore’s Home-Grown Billionaire Investor Has 4 Strategies That Everyone Can Follow

The Singaporean billionaire investor featured in this article is one of the wealthiest people in Singapore with a net worth of S$2.5 billion (as of 25 July 2018). He has a wealth of experience when it comes to the stock market after having been through many financial crashes and economic crises.

In my article, I look at four lessons that all of us can learn from the billionaire’s press interviews given in 2007 (link here again).

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. Motley Fool Singapore contributor Sudhan P doesn’t own shares in any companies mentioned.