Daily Archives: January 28, 2017

How Do Equity Income and Accumulation Funds Work? Mutual Fund Investing

When it comes to investing in mutual funds or open ended investments companies (OEICS) as they are called in the UK there are many questions that spring to mind. What is the difference between income and accumulation units? how do I know how the fund will perform? Will a fund continue to earn the same returns the future as it did in the past? Hopefully, this post will aim to answer questions you have on mutual funds. Income Unit Funds Vs Accumulation Unit funds With equity income funds, you get the dividend paid to you. With accumulation funds, your dividends get automatically re-invested in said fund. Yes, you are able […]