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Old 10-12-2014, 09:39 PM   #21
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I have been pondering much of the same. While not bonds I think dividend stocks may deliver similar results with less risk. Consider O, VYM and SDOG.

fwiw most of our IRA investments are in Wellington Income, mine in O.

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Old 10-13-2014, 04:26 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by MBMiner View Post
You are missing the fact that you are taking on concentrated risk with individual bonds.
CDs are insured by the FDIC (within limits).

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Old 10-13-2014, 08:54 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by MBMiner View Post
You are missing the fact that you are taking on concentrated risk with individual bonds.
V.S Bond funds possible steep return declines in a rising interest rate environment. Which seems quite possible going forward.

Just the other side of it. Tough call.

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