Edward Perks

ED PERKS: INVESTMENT KICKS?

March 21, 2014

Ed Perks: Investment Kicks?

Running the $90 billion Franklin Income Fund means carrying on a 65 year old tradition with a very specific mandate. Does Portfolio Manager Ed Perks feel the need to do anything different, for kicks, with his personal portfolio?

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ED PERKS: A GREAT INCOME INVESTOR

March 21, 2014

A reliable and decent source of income is hard to find but this week’s guest runs the venerable Franklin Income Fund, which has paid a monthly dividend since 1948. Perks, whose fund can invest in stocks, bonds, and other income producing investments, will tell us where he is finding the best income now. Continue Reading »

Perks & de Lardemelle: Income vs. Protection With Two Leading Fund Managers

February 15, 2013

Franklin Income Fund has delivered monthly payments to shareholders since 1948! Portfolio manager Edward Perks explains how he is carrying on the tradition. Plus IVA Worldwide Fund’s Charles de Lardemelle explains where he is finding value and protection around the world. Continue Reading »

CONSIDER PUTTING SOME MONEY INTO HIGH QUALITY COMPANIES WITH A HISTORY OF PAYING AND INCREASING DIVIDENDS

February 15, 2013

A Morningstar favorite with quality dividends:
Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (VIG)
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