Let's assume the dividend yield is 3% per annum. To get $100 in dividends per year, you will need to have a portfolio size of 100/0.03=$3,333.00. This assumes that the expense ratio do not exceed 3% in a year otherwise there will be no dividends. Many unit trusts have expense ratio + hidden fee exceeding this amount. It is best to consider using ETFs for a low cost and diversified instrument.
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