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Target Dated Bond ETF's
Old 01-21-2013, 03:57 PM   #1
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Target Dated Bond ETF's

I am considering using target maturity bond ETF's to create a fixed income ladder instead of CD's. I noticed other members posted on this product several months ago.

Does anyone use these ETF's in lieu of CD's? If so, are you pleased with their performance?

I was looking at Guggenheim Bulletshares. From my research I see the following benefits:

1. higher yields.
2. Better diversification then individual bonds.

My concern is safety of principle if interest rates spike. I don't have a good understanding of the risk with these products.

Any insight would be appreciated.
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Old 01-22-2013, 07:16 AM   #2
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hopefully this will not seem like advertising or i am pushing ishares but this link might help you Fixed Income Portfolio Builder
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Old 01-22-2013, 07:56 AM   #3
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hopefully this will not seem like advertising or i am pushing ishares but this link might help you Fixed Income Portfolio Builder
No problem

There have been a few posts about these products. See and
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