Best Dividend ETFs To Buy Now

Are you a set-it-and-forget-it income investor? These dividend ETFs provide a variety of long-term cash-generating strategies.

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When you're investing for the long run, there's nothing like a sizable allocation to dividend-paying stocks to help you get some sleep at night. And if cold, hard cash is like a warm, fuzzy blanket, dividend ETFs (exchange-traded funds) are like a closet full of quilts.

Admittedly, it's hard to care about gradually building wealth with dividend payments when there are so many flashier things going on. Be real: How many CNBC and Bloomberg TV spots have you watched about the explosive gains of AI stocks? OK, now how many spots have you watched about slow trickles of cash?

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Kyle Woodley

Kyle Woodley is the Editor-in-Chief of WealthUp, a site dedicated to improving the personal finances and financial literacy of people of all ages. He also writes the weekly The Weekend Tea newsletter, which covers both news and analysis about spending, saving, investing, the economy and more.

Kyle was previously the Senior Investing Editor for, and the Managing Editor for before that. His work has appeared in several outlets, including Yahoo! Finance, MSN Money, Barchart, The Globe & Mail and the Nasdaq. He also has appeared as a guest on Fox Business Network and Money Radio, among other shows and podcasts, and he has been quoted in several outlets, including MarketWatch, Vice and Univision. He is a proud graduate of The Ohio State University, where he earned a BA in journalism. 

You can check out his thoughts on the markets (and more) at @KyleWoodley.