If some of you are considering to diversify outside of US, check out these solid dividend-paying stocks. 1) Most Canadian Banks (BMO, TD, RBC) - I will wait until they are down to pre-rally level from a few months ago. - A bit over-heated in the banking sector, but if you like yield, go for it. 2) iShare Canadian ETFs - XRE (iShare REITs), yield 5.5% - ish for the last 4 quarters - XTR (iShare income trust), yield 7.23% -ish for the last 4 quarters 3) Traditional Sectors - utility companies like Transalta (TA), Fortis (FA) - metal companies like Russell Metals (RUS) 4) Other financial companies like IGM (IGM), Manulife (MFC, Power Corporation (POW), Sunlife (SLF), Great-West Life (GWO) 5) Communication - BCE, Telus, Shaw (they all pay decent dividends) It's time to GET PAID for holding these stocks. They can be a part of your portfolio during this turbulent time. Happy Investing!