This recommended investment portfolio is one of 20+ mutual fund portfolios that we've assembled for investors with different time horizons and risk-tolerance levels to consider. Visit our Portfolio Finder to see them all. View Another Investment Portfolio: Aggressive ETF Portfolio Balanced ETF Portfolio Balanced Mutual Fund Portfolio Contrarian ETF Portfolio ETF Portfolio for Growth and Income ETF Portfolio for Long-Term Growth Fidelity Moderate ETF Portfolio High-Income Combo Portfolio High-Yielding ETF Portfolio Higher Risk, Higher Yield ETF Portfolio Higher Risk, Higher Yield Mutual Fund Portfolio Kiplinger 25 for College: 6-10 years away Kiplinger 25 for Income: 5 Years or less Kiplinger 25 for Retirement: 11+ years away Lower Risk, Lower Yield ETF Portfolio Lower Risk, Lower Yield Mutual Fund Portfolio Multi-Asset ETF Portfolio Multi-Asset Mutual Fund Portfolio Overseas Portfolio for ETF Investors Schwab Growth ETF Portfolio Super-Simple Balanced Mutual Fund Portfolio Tax-Exempt Income Portfolio Vanguard Conservative ETF Portfolio Vanguard Index Funds to Buy and Hold Forever ETF Portfolio for Growth and IncomeFor ETF investors who want good yield. 70% Stocks | 30% Bonds | Data through October 31, 2018 FUND NAME SYMBOL % OFPORTFOLIO YTDRETURN 1-YRRETURN 3-YRRETURN 5-YRRETURN 10-YRRETURN MAX LOAD EXPENSE RATIO iShares DJ Select DividendDVY25%—%—%—%—%—%none%—% SPDR S&P International DividendDWX15-10.41-7.484.47-1.145.76none0.45 iShares iBoxx $ High Yield BondHYG100.80.5188.8.131.52none0.49 iShares S&P Preferred StockPFF10-1.12-0.6735.039.27none0.47 Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund ETF SharesVCSH200.1-0.11.581.68—none0.07 Vanguard Health Care ETFVHT109.1611.749.8613.1315.45none0.1 Vanguard REIT ETFVNQ10-2.43-0.083.987.0911.27none0.12 100-0.890.00999999999999983.193.035.39 0.2 ** Closed to new investors. # Closed to new investors; other share classes are available. r Maximum redemption fee charged when you sell shares. s Front-end load; redemption fee may apply. — Fund has not existed for the specified time. Source: Morningstar, Inc.. This package produces a surpisingly high current yield. The fixed-income portion includes a fund that buys high-quality corporate bonds (VCSH) and one that focuses on high-yield bonds (HYG).