If you need a regural income from your investments, you should look for stocks/bonds that give you periodic dividends/distributions.

If you invest in an ETF Portfolio, with low cost fees and very little maintenance needed, you can actually build your financial freedom path.

Choose your Lazy Portfolio, and implement it with ETFs.
Portfolios are ordered by their most recent Dividend Yield. Click on column header to sort table.

Portfolio Risk:
Last Update - 30 Sep 2020
2020 Dividend Yield is calculated only for a portion of the year (Jan - Sep)
% Allocation
Div.Yield (%)
Ann. Returns (%)
Portfolio Stocks Bonds Comm. 2020 2019  ▾ 1Y 5Y 10Y
High Yield Bonds Income
0 100 0 2.93 5.32 +3.46 +6.43 +5.60
Dynamic 40/60 Income
40 60 0 2.21 4.21 +4.83 +6.31 +6.10
Aggressive Global Income
80 20 0 2.48 4.21 -8.18 +5.88 +6.21
Dynamic 60/40 Income
60 40 0 2.12 4.05 +1.84 +6.25 +6.90
European Stocks
100 0 0 1.54 3.99 +0.26 +4.54 +4.64
Ultimate Buy and Hold Strategy
Paul Merriman
100 0 0 1.27 3.30 -1.54 +7.48 +8.10
Robo Advisor 50
Betterment
49.9 50.1 0 1.27 3.22 +4.68 +6.99 +6.45
Emerging Markets
100 0 0 0.51 3.19 +10.81 +8.47 +1.94
Late Sixties and Beyond
Burton Malkiel
71 29 0 1.42 3.19 +4.76 +8.55 +7.91
Mid-Fifties
Burton Malkiel
80 20 0 1.37 3.16 +5.91 +9.12 +8.23
Talmud Portfolio
Roger Gibson
66.7 33.3 0 1.68 3.16 +3.12 +7.83 +8.72
Rob Arnott Portfolio
Rob Arnott
30 60 10 1.19 3.13 +4.69 +6.07 +5.53
Late Thirties to Early Forties
Burton Malkiel
85 15 0 1.27 3.05 +6.78 +9.39 +8.32
Mid-Twenties
Burton Malkiel
87 13 0 1.24 3.04 +6.88 +9.36 +8.26
Five Asset
Roger Gibson
60 20 20 1.22 3.02 -0.01 +5.74 +5.26
Robo Advisor 80
Betterment
80 20 0 1.24 3.02 +4.89 +8.45 +7.86
Robo Advisor 90
Betterment
90.1 9.9 0 1.23 2.95 +4.80 +8.89 +8.30
Simple Money Portfolio
Tim Maurer
60 40 0 1.03 2.95 +1.48 +5.52 +6.18
Edge Select Moderately Conservative
Merrill Lynch
37 63 0 1.34 2.92 +9.10 +7.33 +6.58
Robo Advisor 100
Betterment
100 0 0 1.22 2.92 +4.11 +9.15 +8.63
Yale Endowment
David Swensen
70 30 0 1.28 2.91 +6.87 +8.59 +8.64
Core Four
Rick Ferri
80 20 0 1.41 2.91 +8.53 +9.49 +9.07
Gone Fishin' Portfolio
Alexander Green
65 30 5 1.26 2.90 +5.45 +7.74 +7.00
World Developed Stocks
100 0 0 1.22 2.90 +10.11 +10.35 +8.69
Coffee House
Bill Schultheis
60 40 0 1.52 2.89 +1.11 +6.72 +7.42
Lazy Portfolio
David Swensen
70 30 0 1.24 2.85 +5.59 +7.88 +7.71
Ultimate Buy&Hold
FundAdvice
60 40 0 1.13 2.84 +1.25 +5.54 +5.78
Three Funds
Bogleheads
80 20 0 1.34 2.84 +10.17 +9.71 +8.88
Ideal Index
Frank Armstrong
70 30 0 1.21 2.83 +0.61 +6.01 +6.10
Edge Select Moderate
Merrill Lynch
53 47 0 1.32 2.80 +10.46 +8.55 +7.59
Conservative Income
Charles Schwab
5 95 0 1.20 2.80 +4.37 +3.65 +3.22
Edge Select Conservative
Merrill Lynch
21 79 0 1.10 2.79 +5.03 +4.90 +4.53
Second Grader's Starter
Paul Farrell
90 10 0 1.30 2.78 +10.88 +10.63 +9.82
Lifepath Fund
iShares
40.4 59.6 0 1.39 2.76 +8.58 +7.06 +6.43
Coward's Portfolio
Bill Bernstein
60 40 0 1.24 2.75 +2.60 +6.80 +6.91
Four Funds
Bogleheads
80 20 0 1.23 2.73 +10.46 +9.75 +8.89
Big Rocks Portfolio
Larry Swedroe
60 40 0 1.10 2.72 -0.24 +5.44 +6.00
Andrew Tobias Portfolio
Andrew Tobias
66.7 33.3 0 1.08 2.72 +6.42 +6.99 +6.60
Edge Select Moderately Aggressive
Merrill Lynch
69 31 0 1.25 2.71 +11.93 +9.83 +8.61
Robo Advisor 20
Betterment
19.9 80.1 0 1.08 2.70 +4.26 +4.14 +3.60
Stocks/Bonds 40/60
40 60 0 1.47 2.66 +10.45 +8.05 +7.64
Ivy Portfolio
Mebane Faber
60 20 20 1.27 2.63 -2.98 +4.54 +4.45
Family Taxable Portfolio
Ted Aronson
70 30 0 1.04 2.63 +7.00 +8.58 +8.07
Margaritaville
Scott Burns
67 33 0 1.03 2.62 +9.82 +8.41 +7.38
Sandwich Portfolio
Bob Clyatt
55 45 0 1.02 2.61 +6.76 +6.93 +6.63
Edge Select Aggressive
Merrill Lynch
84 16 0 1.15 2.60 +12.57 +10.79 +9.41
Pinwheel
65 25 10 1.01 2.58 +3.77 +6.94 +6.33
Stocks/Bonds 60/40
60 40 0 1.39 2.54 +12.02 +9.95 +9.63
Dimensional 2030 Retirement Income
DFA
55.9 44.1 0 0.95 2.52 +10.37 +8.32 +7.39
No Brainer Portfolio
Bill Bernstein
75 25 0 1.09 2.49 +4.25 +7.71 +7.72
Robo Advisor 10
Betterment
9.9 90.1 0 0.98 2.45 +4.07 +3.01 +2.46
Simple Path to Wealth
JL Collins
75 25 0 1.33 2.45 +13.14 +11.36 +11.10
Dimensional Retirement Income Fund
DFA
20.4 79.6 0 0.83 2.41 +7.20 +4.89 +4.23
Warren Buffett
90 10 0 1.23 2.33 +15.68 +13.16 +12.62
Larry Portfolio
Larry Swedroe
30 70 0 0.95 2.32 +3.43 +4.32 +4.20
US Stocks
100 0 0 1.22 2.29 +14.90 +13.68 +13.48
10-year Treasury
0 100 0 0.90 2.22 +9.85 +4.40 +4.15
Robo Advisor 0
Betterment
0 100 0 0.90 2.21 +3.74 +1.84 +1.32
Short Term Treasury
0 100 0 0.79 2.17 +3.45 +1.67 +1.15
7Twelve Portfolio
Craig Israelsen
50 33.3 16.7 0.86 2.13 -1.48 +4.09 +3.86
Couch Potato
Scott Burns
50 50 0 0.87 2.09 +12.63 +9.16 +8.67
All Weather Portfolio
Ray Dalio
30 55 15 1.01 2.03 +12.43 +8.29 +7.44
Robust
Alpha Architect
70 20 10 0.87 2.02 +2.66 +6.52 +7.20
Desert Portfolio
Gyroscopic Investing
30 60 10 0.91 1.95 +11.64 +7.12 +6.23
Golden Butterfly
40 40 20 0.86 1.81 +9.61 +8.27 +7.49
Permanent Portfolio
Paul Boyer
25 50 25 0.69 1.80 +12.42 +7.46 +5.14
Permanent Portfolio
Harry Browne
25 50 25 0.70 1.73 +15.09 +8.55 +6.62
Technology
100 0 0 0.37 1.03 +48.04 +23.33 +20.14
Gold
0 0 100 0.00 0.00 +27.54 +10.63 +3.31

Annual Returns are calculated assuming the reinvestment of dividends. They are also calculated on the hypothesis of a yearly rebalancing of the portfolios (at the beginning of the year)

Returns refer to investiments in US Dollars.

If you need a deeper analysis, not only focused on dividend yield, visit the Lazy Portfolio ETF Homepage.

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