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Subject:  Re: investing for income at 77 Date:  9/19/2003  8:22 PM
Author:  PosFCF Number:  37234 of 78165

davidcaruso

So my mother-in-law (age 77) just came into some ca$h after her cousin died. She would like to invest some ($120,000) to suppliment her monthly income. What would be the best vehicle to do this?

Not nearly enough information here to give a good answer. What level of supplemental income is needed/desired? What is your mother-in-law's experience level vis-a-vis stocks and bonds? What is her tolerance for risk? Does she have an existing relationsh