Skip to main content
Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
 
No. of Recommendations: 0
As far as additional investments, I am starting to research ETFs/CEFs/REITS and dividend paying stocks.

******************

ETFs are pretty sweet, IMO. They are low cost ways to get exposure to a sector or asset class and be able to get in and out any time you like. Even better, you don't sacrifice some performance because the fund has to have cash on hand to meet redemptions, which is one of the many things I do not like about traditional mutual funds. Check out the iShares website for more info, as this is one of the larger families of ETFs.

BTW, I would pass on REITs for now. Sector looks overpriced to me at this point. If you like high yielding stocks, check out IDU (utility ETF) and partnerships like SPH, FUN, APU, NBP, etc.
Print the post  

Announcements

What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.