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by diddleman
Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Generating income on margin to avoid paying margin interest
Replies: 4
Views: 328

Re: Generating income on margin to avoid paying margin interest

monsterid, that sounds like a great deal. Can you share a bit more about the terms of this personal line with your bank? I looked at various other alternatives like pledged asset lines, but I haven't found a deal as good as LIBOR+75bp even when pledging $3m. Valuethinker, you're absolutely right, th...
by diddleman
Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:05 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Generating income on margin to avoid paying margin interest
Replies: 4
Views: 328

Re: Generating income on margin to avoid paying margin interest

I spent some more time researching this and I still find the preferred stocks compelling, despite their caveats. I'm planning to stick to preferreds issued by big financials, such as BCS-D, HSEB, DKT, C-P. They trade slightly above par and are non-cumulative but the returns are great and credit rati...
by diddleman
Fri Mar 17, 2017 4:18 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Generating income on margin to avoid paying margin interest
Replies: 4
Views: 328

Generating income on margin to avoid paying margin interest

Hi there, I've been using this forum on and off over the past couple years and have found it to be a great resource, thank you all for contributing various points of view and pointers to things I didn't even know existed. A few months ago I bought my first home, an expensive ($1.5m) condo and decide...

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