Vanguard has joined Fidelity and Schwab in offering commission-free ETFs. Vanguard brokerage clients may make commission-free transactions in Vanguard’s entire line-up of 46 low-cost ETFs.
Income investors looking to generate cash flow with ETFs can choose from fixed income, dividend and international funds.
George is nearing retirement and doesn’t want a downturn in the market to force him into working for another couple of years. On the other hand, George is worried about inflation and its impact on his standard of living while retired.
Before the 2008 market downturn, Bill and Karen were planning to retire within the next 3 to 5 years. As the market correction continued into 2009, the couple decided that capital preservation was the number one priority and moved most of their investments into cash.