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Subject:  Re: income generating strategies help Date:  11/28/2009  9:42 AM
Author:  bwfisherman Number:  66514 of 78166

Onlyonefool,

I've been managing my inlaws retirement savings for awhile and have found the following mix of closed end funds and MLP's to be fairly stable and having returns above 6% (generally 8 - 10 % ). Plus these are all MONTHLY payouts .

My overall goal was to look at their 5-10 yr history and see fairly "flat" or stable price and continued dividends. I generally break it out into the following :

Core group - MMT , ACG , PPT . These will fluctuate the least and have rebounded nicely from this last crash back to their normal levels. You may see a 10% up and down in principal worst case (outside of crash situations )

Possible upside plus nice return - PBT , GUT , RIT, ERC . These are more fo