3 ETFs For Dividend Marathon Runners

These funds focus on paragons of consistency

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When it comes to looking at a stock, a dividend is more than just about getting a nice yield.

ready to run 630Payouts should be consistent. A lowered dividend is usually a sign that the company is faltering, and if a dividend disappears … well that’s even worse.

One way to get a sense of the stability of a dividend is, of course, to consider the track record. If a company has paid a dividend for the past ten years, it’s a pretty good sign. Even better if it has increased every year!

But if you don’t have the time for stock picking, there are a few exchange-traded funds for you to consider. Here’s a look:

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