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.
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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.
Readers reveal what they keep in their third buckets, including conservatively run funds, dividend-paying stocks, and real estate.