Category: ETFs

3 Vanguard ETFs For International Income

May 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
3 Vanguard ETFs For International Income

Vanguard ETFs offer some compelling opportunities for international income Vanguard is the second-largest U.S. issuer of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), so it is fair to say plenty of investors know about the fund giant and that plenty are also clients of the firm. It is also accurate to say that many investors are aware of the […]

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10 ETF Dividends In Serious Danger

May 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
10 ETF Dividends In Serious Danger

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) can be an easy “one-click way” to diversify your dividends. Instead of grinding on the viability of any single payout stream, why not build a basket of them? But be careful – some pooled payouts are all bad and don’t even keep up with the broader market. In a minute, we’ll review […]

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5 High-Yield CEF ETFs For Tactical Income Investors

April 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
5 High-Yield CEF ETFs For Tactical Income Investors

These ETFs of closed-end funds are not for everyone. But those who dive in will enjoy yields in the 6%-7% range. Many investors are making the right choice to build their core portfolios around low-cost, liquid and diversified exchange-traded funds (ETFs) geared towards dividend paying stocks and bonds. These funds provide transparent exposure to a broad […]

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The 7 Best ETFs For Retirement Investors

March 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
The 7 Best ETFs For Retirement Investors

ETFs and retirement go hand and hand Exchange-traded funds have surged in popularity over the years. And it’s easy to see why. The passively managed baskets of stocks, bonds and other assets allow for intraday tradability at a dirt cheap cost. Perhaps more importantly, they allow investors to customize their portfolios by honing in on […]

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3 Diversified Funds Paying Up To 9.5%

February 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
3 Diversified Funds Paying Up To 9.5%

Instead of meticulously picking one high paying stock after another – in hopes of building a secure dividend stream – how about simply buying a fund or two that does everything for you? After all, you’ve already made the correct asset allocation in choosing dividend stocks – which outperform non-payers by a wide margin. There […]

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5 Funds That Could Double Your Retirement Nest Egg

January 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
5 Funds That Could Double Your Retirement Nest Egg

If you want to save a million dollars, you need to save a ton of money over a lifetime. Or at least that’s what we’re constantly told. But it’s not true. The fact is, you can save $1 million a lot quicker by saving just $298 per month. It just takes a contrarian’s view on […]

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5 Diversified Vanguard Funds Paying 4% Or More

January 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
5 Diversified Vanguard Funds Paying 4% Or More

Vanguard’s offerings don’t usually attract much attention from income investors. But they should – and I’m going to analyze five of the firm’s highest yield (and low cost) offerings shortly. Three of them are compelling portfolio conveniences, while two have lagged their competitors in disappointing un-Vanguard-like manners. While Vanguard provides a few actively managed funds, […]

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The 10 Best Index Funds for 2017, 2018, 2019…

December 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
The 10 Best Index Funds for 2017, 2018, 2019…

Investors of all stripes can agree that these index funds can work for everyone Index funds are responsible for saving investors like you and me untold billions of dollars in fees over the past couple decades. They’ve also spared us countless headaches. (I don’t know about you, but I’m glad I don’t have to pick […]

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3 “Preferred” Dividends For Secure 6% Yields

December 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
3 “Preferred” Dividends For Secure 6% Yields

If you could earn 5% to 6% in income every year from a stock you don’t have to watch … you’d hold it today, right? Well, if you don’t already, here’s your wake-up call. Preferred stocks are a rarely talked about type of corporate equity that packs a one-two punch of high yield and low […]

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3 Dividend Stocks To Buy Now And Hold For 20 Years

November 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
3 Dividend Stocks To Buy Now And Hold For 20 Years

Forget the pundits—they totally blew the call on this election. And I sure hope you didn’t take their stock advice, either. Ahead of the vote, one economics professor said the market would drop 7% if Trump won. Another analyst said you should go to cash “if you’re not already there.” I could go on. If […]

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