Heather Connon

Dogs of the Footsie thrashing the market in 2017

Dogs of the Footsie thrashing the market in 2017

The FTSE 100's high-dividend yielders delivered gains of 14.4% so far this year, giving the Dogs Portfolio a diamond 2017, writes Heather Connon.

Dogs of the Footsie: Thrashing FTSE 100 at halfway stage

Dogs of the Footsie 2017: Ahead of the FTSE 100 at the halfway stage

According to Dogs theory, income is a crucial part of investment returns - and that is particularly true as inflation starts to creep up, says Heather Connon.

The 10 investment trusts I have picked for my pension portfolio

The 10 investment trusts I have picked for my pension portfolio

Heather Connon names the 10 investment trusts she has lined up to achieve the sustainable annual income she wants from her pension portfolio.

Dogs of the Footsie 2017: How our 10 shares yielding 5% plus are faring

Dogs of the Footsie 2017: How our 10 shares yielding 5% plus are faring

Heather Connon takes the 2017 Dogs for their first airing of the year and finds that between them they're setting a cracking pace, leaving the index trailing.

Dogs of the Footsie 2017: 10 shares yielding over 5%

portfolio, ftse100, Dogs of the Footsie 2017: 10 shares yielding over 5%

After surging 43% in 2016, this year's Dogs of the Footsie portfolio is more diverse than usual. Heather Connon reveals the winners.

Dogs of the Footsie jumps 43%

Dogs of the Footsie jumps 43% in 2016

Digging around for the FTSE 100 stocks with the highest yields and depressed share prices, Heather Connon unveils some members of this year's Dogs of the Footsie.

The 10 best trusts for compounding returns

The 10 best trusts for compounding returns growing income reinvest dividends

Reinvesting dividends can be a huge driver of returns - it's why Heather Connon built a basket of elite trusts to supercharge income and capital growth.

The outlook for ailing banks remains gloomy

The outlook for ailing banks remains gloomy

Once prized assets, bank shares have struggled as low interest rates and embarrassing fines hammer profits. We ask the experts when is it time to buy.

Two fund portfolios for a £10,000 annual income

Two fund portfolios for a £10k annual income

With advice and fund tips from a panel of experts, we built two solid, inflation-busting portfolios of Rated Funds for an annual £10,000 income.

Meet the Dogs of the Footsie 2016

Meet the Dogs of the Footsie 2016

We have made wholesale changes to our Dogs of the Footsie portfolio for the coming year, with dividend cuts ruling out four of last year's cohort.

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