In 2009, when Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) was breaking away from the smartphone pack, the tagline “There’s an app for that” helped the company do it. It wasn’t just a mere marketing ploy, however — there really is an app for nearly any hand-held need you can think up.
Surprisingly, the ETF industry hasn’t borrowed the same tagline, though it certainly could. As of the latest count, there were more than 1,500 U.S.-listed exchange-traded funds, with hundreds more that only trade overseas. With that many choices floating around in the equity ether, it’s tough to imagine that at least one of them doesn’t fit your most stringent (or strange) income investing needs.
Feel free to ferret them out if you like. But if you just want to be pointed in the right direction, here are some great ETFs for each income-generating goal: