Funds & ETFs 

Two ETF portfolios for income in retirement

Drawing an income directly from your pension during retirement could pay off in the long run. But the trick is to choose investments that will enable you to draw an income over a period of several decades. Many investors are confused about how to get the right balance of income and capital growth, while recognising the need to reduce costs across their portfolio.

A portfolio of exchange traded funds (ETFs) can be very low cost. But what balance of assets should you aim for? And are dividends the be all and end all when it comes to an income-producing ETF portfolio?

We asked Alan Miller, founder and chief investment officer at SCM Private and Paul Taylor, managing director at McCarthy Taylor, for their advice.

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