Noel Whittaker Don't forget that it is the after-tax return of investments that counts and that is where franked dividends come into their own.
Scott Phillips Have you ever wondered why so many investors are enamoured with dividends?
David Potts Neither a borrower nor a lender be nor, with apologies to Shakespeare, own bank shares.
Clancy Yeates Investors' love affair with our biggest lenders shows no signs of fading.
Clancy Yeates A big reason bank stocks have been such a smash hit with investors this year is their great dividends.
John Collett Flying Kangaroo lands a profit but small investors may not be happy.
David Potts The bad news was better than expected in the recent reporting season - and the good news was better still.
Nathan Bell Cash goes in, cash comes out, right? Businesses that generate free cash flow, or those that eventually will, are what every investor should seek.
David Potts Chasing bank dividends has been a strategy that has paid in spades.
Clancy Yeates If you're comparing different asset classes, shares have one significant advantage at the moment: the dividends.
David Potts Even as the dividends flowed something was missing from this year's profit reports, and perhaps more remarkably, nobody noticed.
David Potts Although a slew of companies have already downgraded their profit hopes, market experts are pointing out that returns are higher, even if the outlook remains uncertain.
Clancy Yeates In an otherwise gloomy climate for investing, dividends are giving shareholders a ray of hope.
David Potts Banks' bonds and shares represent attractive options - but they're not the only high-yielding game in town.
Fund Pick Are the days of cash as the first-choice investment of many risk-adverse investors numbered? With interest rates on their way down, you would think the cash yields on the big banks and stocks such as...
John Collett Changes to the age pension assets test that took effect from January 1 have seen about 200,000 better-off retirees receiving smaller pension payments.
Scott Phillips Why 2017, like every other year, is shaping up to be a good one.
Scott Phillips The hardest part of investing is not the balance sheet analysis or ratio calculations. It's the way we use that information.
Scott Phillips Complacent investors may feel the pain.
Gary Stone Saving for retirement is a multi-decade investing venture, even for those approaching retirement.