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5 Dividend ETFs Doling Out Monthly Dividends

Looking to smooth-out your retirement income? Then these monthly dividend ETFs are for you.

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Monthly Dividend ETFs To Buy #5: iShares Morningstar Multi-Asset Income ETF (IYLD)

ishares30 Day SEC Yield: 6.5%

As interest rates have hovered near zero for what seems like an eternity, investors have plunged head-first into a variety of high dividend-paying assets classes. Everything from junk and convertible bonds to infrastructure assets are now becoming portfolio staples.

Tracking and creating positions in all of these “weird” asset classes can be a daunting task.

Which is why the monthly dividend paying iShares Morningstar Multi-Asset Income ETF (IYLD) may seem like a godsend. IYLD is a fund of funds that holds all of these various high yielding asset classes.

The ETF is quasi-actively managed by BlackRock (BLK) and shifts its portfolio of underling iShares ETFs around to create an asset allocation of roughly 60% bonds, 20% stocks, and 20% alternative income sources. Top holdings currently include the iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond (HYG) and the iShares High Dividend (HDV).

All in all, IYLD’s mix of ETFs creates a juicy 6% yield that’s paid monthly. All for expenses of 0.60%.

As of this writing, Aaron Levitt did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities.

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