10 Income Investments Serving Up Superior Yields

Respectable yields are scarce nowadays. But these 10 income investments, spanning several types of special classes, offer up to 10.3% annually.

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If you're looking for income investments in 2021, best of luck. While bond yields are bouncing back, the 10-year still yields a paltry 1.6%, and the S&P 500 yields even less.

If you need a far greater yield than that from the income portion of your investment portfolio, you might consider investing in pass-through securities. These are defined as securities that pass through a majority of their capital gains and investment income.


Data is as of March 15. Dividend yields are calculated by annualizing the most recent payout and dividing by the share price.

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Will Ashworth
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Will has written professionally for investment and finance publications in both the U.S. and Canada since 2004. A native of Toronto, Canada, his sole objective is to help people become better and more informed investors. Fascinated by how companies make money, he's a keen student of business history. Married and now living in Halifax, Nova Scotia, he's also got an interest in equity and debt crowdfunding.