With interest rates historically low, many investors are seeking non-traditional means to generate income from their investment portfolios. Often people find comfort in investments that provide interest and dividends because it is based on the rule of thumb that one shouldn’t touch the principal. The financial media has latched on to the subject – it is not hard to find stories on a daily basis on the virtues of income investing.
And that makes me nervous. Investment styles that are currently in vogue tend to attract people that fail to consider the risks. From what I’ve seen, I have the …Read More