5 ETF Bond, REIT, & Gold Portfolio

Is it possible to build a portfolio that does not include U.S. stocks or international equities?  The following portfolio was suggested by a reader and it originates from a well-known author.  Here are the five ETFs that make up this conservative portfolio.

  • 1-3 Year Treasury Bond (SHY)
  • Intermediate Bond ETF (BIV)
  • Emerging Market Bonds (EMB)
  • Real Estate (VNQ
  • Gold (GLD)

Below is the Quantext Portfolio Planner (QPP) analysis. Readers may be surprised how strong a non-equity portfolio can be considering it only includes five ETFs.


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