Instead of Piling Up REITs and ETFs

On Monday I addressed some specific question for a longtime reader who was interested in monthly income securities. Today, I want to expound on the subject of income-oriented investors and take the discussion a little further.

I am of the opinion that, in the last few years, we have seen an awful lot of money make it into the stock market that would have never turned heavily toward equities if it weren't for the Federal Reserve's current zero-interest-rate-policy. We can argue all day about whether that should be the case, or whether these are optimal asset-allocation mixes in the context of history -- but the simple fact is that these folks are here in the stock market, they are not very experienced at it and they need income....748 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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