A Retirement Income Booster That's Catching On

Fine-tuning a near-retirement investment portfolio can be tricky. Yields—even amid a recent rally and expectations for an eventual Fed hike—remain at historically low levels, and growth stocks can be fickle.

Enter multi-asset exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The advantage of ETFs, say experts, is a structure that allows the manager to diversify among more asset classes, including high-yield areas such as master limited partnerships and real estate investment trusts.

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