Three innovative new ways to gain an equity-based income

Three relatively new products can help deliver total shareholder returns, says David C Stevenson.

This week, I want to return to the recurring theme of building a robust, sustainable equity-based income, highlighting three relatively new products that I think could hit the sweet spot.

First though, I want to emphasise that investors need to focus on funds that deliver total shareholder returns. This sounds like a complicated term, but it reminds us that we can make a return in three different ways.

The first is from receiving a regular dividend. Next, investors can also receive a capital [...]

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