With Bill Shorten shrinking your wealth, you need to think globally

Founder and Publisher of the Switzer Report
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With the Hayne Royal Commission and Bill Shorten doing their best to undermine the profitability of investing in local dividend-paying stocks, the question is what should we be thinking about to ensure that we have a reliable stream of income in retirement.

Of course dividend paying stocks will keep on doing that, but a lower company tax rate, which lies ahead, will reduce the value of the franking credits and then many investors in retirement will lose their tax refunds if Bill Shorten becomes PM in 2019.

At our Switzer Investor Strategy days in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane there were many alternative investments that a dividend-only investor might want to think about.

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