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3 ETF Winners for Retirement

Spread out your risk and put a little cash in your pocket

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ETFpromo2With the first-quarter’s raging bull in the books, it’s probably a good time to count up all of our winners and re-evaluate our holdings. Let’s face it: A lot of us out there are just a tad concerned — perhaps due to our time horizon — that this rally can’t last forever (none of them do), so we want to look for ways to mitigate some risk.

While I might not suggest a total cash-out on stocks that are staring at big gains, it might be prudent to take some profits out of the biggest lunkers, then redeploy that money into some exchange-traded funds where we can spread out that risk among a much larger basket of stocks.

I like these three ETFs of three somewhat varying flavors because they provide a combination of risk protection via diversification, as well as income:

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