Low-Risk Dividend Fund #5: Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF
Keeping with the low expense nature of Vanguard, the Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (NYSE:VYM) is pegged to the FTSE High Dividend Yield Index and ensures a bigger payday without paying more in fees for management. Consumer staples represents 19% of the fund; next in line, it’s a toss up between energy, industrials and health care, all at 12% apiece. The outperformance and low cost of this ETF make it attractive.
For more info, visit this ETF’s page on the Vanguard website.
Now, for those more aggressive high-yield funds: