UPDATE: This emerging market has big money-making potential in 2015
Mining stocks rocked by Dr. Copper's tumble
The single most important thing to focus on when investing in a REIT ETF is the expense ratio, and Vanguard REIT Index is about as low as they go.
For a pre-retiree, our portfolio includes a larger--and better diversified--stake in bonds.
This equity-heavy portfolio also includes a small dose of high-quality bonds.
An all-passive portfolio for investors with very long time horizons.