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Finding A Balance In Your Income Basket

Finding A Balance In Your Income Basket

Once again, yields are low… really low. This creates an obvious challenge for investors that still need their portfolios to generate income.  While junk bonds offer high levels of income, you probably shouldn’t have risky junk bonds as your only income generator.  But how can we build a portfolio with the primary goal of income […]

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The 3 Best Vanguard ETFs For A Long-Term Retirement Portfolio

The 3 Best Vanguard ETFs For A Long-Term Retirement Portfolio

These funds give you appreciation and diversification for a low cost When building a retirement portfolio, the goal is to grow your assets for the long term. Since no one knows which asset classes will lead and which will lag, diversification is paramount. And Vanguard ETFs are an easy way to get some diversification. If […]

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7 Inexpensive, High-Dividend ETFs To Buy

7 Inexpensive, High-Dividend ETFs To Buy

These high-dividend ETFs come with income and low fees The universe of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) is awash in low-fee products, and the space is growing as issuers reduce their fees to lure investors. Income-seeking investors do not have to pay up to access high-dividend ETFs. In fact, numerous high-dividend ETFs can be inexpensive, which is an […]

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7 Of The Best Healthcare ETFs To Purchase For 2020

7 Of The Best Healthcare ETFs To Purchase For 2020

These ETFs address many different corners of the exciting healthcare space The healthcare sector is off to a decent start in 2020 with the S&P 500 Health Care Index higher by 2%, indicating some market participants are embracing the group’s defensive and well-valued characteristics. This is a time for investors to focus on the healthcare […]

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3 Monthly Dividend ETFs For Reliable Income

3 Monthly Dividend ETFs For Reliable Income

These monthly dividend-payers offer steady income and some compelling buying opportunities after sharp drops The Federal Reserve took interest rates to near zero and Treasury yields are tumbling, putting added emphasis on steady streams of income, including monthly dividend ETFs. As their name implies, exchange-traded funds with monthly dividends deliver distributions each month, whereas many […]

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3 Different Ways for Newcomers to Buy S&P 500 Stocks

3 Different Ways for Newcomers to Buy S&P 500 Stocks

There are easy ways to start investing in the S&P 500 [Editor’s note: “3 Different Ways for Newcomers to Buy S&P 500 Stocks” was previously published in December 2019. It has since been updated to include the most relevant information available.] If you’re new to investing, one of the best ways you can dip your […]

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3 Great Funds For Investors Interested In Bitcoin

| February 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
3 Great Funds For Investors Interested In Bitcoin

With bitcoin bouncing back, investors may want to consider these funds to participate in the resurgence. In what feels like somewhat quiet fashion, bitcoin is enjoying an excellent start to 2020. On Jan. 1, the largest digital currency by market value resided around $7,160, but has subsequently vaulted to $9,282 as of Feb. 1. In […]

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7 Energy ETFs To Buy For A Rebound In 2020

| January 22, 2020 | 0 Comments
7 Energy ETFs To Buy For A Rebound In 2020

These energy ETFs could prove to be good deals if the sector leaves its doldrums behind this year Compared to the broader market, energy stocks weren’t the stocks to own last year. The Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLE) rose just 11.7%, including dividends paid, against a 31.2% gain for the S&P 500. Also consider that the energy sector […]

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What You Need To Know Before You Invest In Mutual Funds

| January 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
What You Need To Know Before You Invest In Mutual Funds

When I was struggling to pay off my debt, all I wanted was enough money to pay my bills. Even though I worked in a financial firm out of college, I was not in a position to think about the future or investing for myself. However, no matter where you are on your debt journey, I want […]

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5 ETFs For Oodles Of Monthly Dividends

| December 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
5 ETFs For Oodles Of Monthly Dividends

Dividend ETFs can provide plenty of needed monthly income in retirement For investors in or near retirement, there’s only one thing that really matters: income with a capital “I.” Without it, even the best-laid retirement plans can’t happen. One of the hardest portions of retirement is turning your hard-earned savings into a steady stream of […]

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