Dividends will continue to be an attractive investment during the next year, despite the tax hikes and other looming fiscal cliff fears. The dividend ETFs still offer much more than any other income-yielding investment such as stability, company health and concerns for the shareholder. Global X SuperDividend ETF (NYSEArca: SDIV) yields 7.5%, and targets companies around the globe that pay a healthy dividend and have healthy balance sheets. [Special Report: Surveying the Dividend ETF Landscape]

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Tisha Guerrero contributed to this article.

Full disclosure: Tom Lydon’s clients own BOND.