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Is franking a free lunch ...Franked Dividends - Free lunch?
Many D-I-Y investors skew their investment portfolios towards shares that pay franked dividends. This is particularly prevalent amongst trustees of self managed superannuation funds who appear to over value the benefit of franking credits.
Have you've ever been confused by the assortment of dividend dates, you wouldn't be an orphan. This review will navigate you through the dividend terminology. The key dates are called the ex-dividend date; the record date or books closing date; and payable date or payment date.Read more...