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I stick with bond funds because I am holding fixed income indefinitely, so I don't care about "maturity", and just like I avoid holding and managing individual stocks, I avoid having to deal with individual bonds.
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I stick with bond funds because I am holding fixed income indefinitely, so I don't care about "maturity", and just like I avoid holding and managing individual stocks, I avoid having to deal with individual bonds.
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Avoiding the research, waiting for maturity and the deposit of funds, and executing a new buy. Plus the fund/etf manager gets a break on the commission by buying in larger quantities.

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