Author Topic: Parking cash - looking for a low risk ETF.  (Read 1717 times)

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Parking cash - looking for a low risk ETF.
« on: May 23, 2016, 08:46:46 AM »
I have a good sized buffer in my checking account. Never had to really touch it in years. Starting to think about siphoning half of it off to invest in a low risk etf. 

Any suggestions for a low risk, better than 1% return ETF to put those employees to work?

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Re: Parking cash - looking for a low risk ETF.
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2016, 09:19:56 AM »
BND ?

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Re: Parking cash - looking for a low risk ETF.
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2016, 09:43:42 AM »

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Re: Parking cash - looking for a low risk ETF.
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2016, 11:54:58 AM »
I think you need to define "low risk".

Vanguard Short-Term Govmt Bond ETF VGSH is what I think of as low risk. Yield 0.66%.

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Re: Parking cash - looking for a low risk ETF.
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2016, 07:13:50 PM »
How about vanguard target retirement income fund: 30% stocks 70% bonds. If that is too risky there is also the balanced income fund which is 20/80.