There’s no doubt that there is a lot of risk in the market these days. Geopolitical problems, trade disputes, lower data…the list goes on. Investing isn’t as easy as it was a few quarters or even a few years ago. To that end, many investors are looking to dial back their risk profiles and gain a bit of stability and safety for their portfolios. Luckily, thanks to the rise in interest rates, investors can have their cake and eat it too.

Short-term corporate bonds and the ETFs that track them are quite attractive in the current market environment.

Offering higher yields than many dividend stocks, short-term corporate bond ETFs offer a great way to get a decent return as well as add some stability to a portfolio. With the markets getting dicier by the day, investors may want to consider the asset class. And there are three big reasons why.

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