Dividend-paying stocks and preferreds, lower-quality bonds, and stable-value funds top readers' lists of investments for a yield-starved environment.
A compact list of stock, bond, and allocation offerings that have been risky but worth it.
We search for sturdy core funds to provide fixed-income and equity exposure.
Our yield-focused portfolio delivers a lumpy cash flow.
Neither income-centric nor strictly total return, a hybrid distribution approach charts a steady course for our retirement bucket portfolio.
Some supposedly staid allocation funds have ventured down the credit-quality ladder.