Building a long-lasting nest egg for retirement sure never gets any easier. It requires a continuous review of macro events — getting the Fed’s latest on QE is a great example — and being an active manager of your assets.
Investors looking to expand their holdings to ensure diversity across the board can do this easily by looking to funds, which allow you to play anything from certain stock sectors (XLU, XLK) to bonds (TLT) to the whole darn market (SPY).
Naturally, that means you’re exposed to a world of possibilities for income — again, be it through dividend-heavy sectors or debt securities. Thus a big key for long-term retirement planning is to jump into a few ETFs that provide differing sources of income, then use the power of compounding and reinvesting to make that cash grow.
Here are four income ETFs that I like right now to help you fund a comfortable retirement.