First things first: if you’re sipping on a beautiful red or white right now, that already says a lot about your awesome personality. Cheers! But it turns out that your favourite tipple gives a lot more away about what type of person you really are – the wine you love might say an awful lot about what sort of investor you are.
Investing can be intimidating especially with all the jargon thrown around. Capital gains! Efficient market hypothesis! Rate of return!
Thankfully, you don’t need a PhD to be a successful investor. But, there are a few terms you should familiarise yourself with on your journey to financial security. Two of the more confusing are dividends and distributions. Often these terms are used interchangeably, even though they have very different meanings.