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|Subject: Re: Income Investing: 5.5% possible?||Date: 6/22/2011 7:59 PM|
|Author: desertdaveataol||Number: 908 of 922|
I'm doing a cursory check of "bond funds" and "income mutual funds" suggested by Money Magazine and it seems that the 10 year annualized return on these things is anywhere from 4% upto 8%.
It was Money Magazine that talked me into buying my first stock.
It was while invested in that stock that I discovered TMF (The Motley Fool).
It was TMF that taught me the REAL secrets of investing.
It was a good thing TMF did that because the stock Money Magazine had touted nosedived and I lost $10,000 on it.
It would be a good idea to ask yourself "If these funds are doing so well while the market as a whole is doing so badly why isn't everybody invested in them 100%?
It would be a good idea to thumb through Money Magazine and see if you can find a single stock that they think is a bad investment (rots-o-ruck).
It behooves you to continue checking around the boards here at TMF where many of the members are giving out good advice.
It is a good thing you are smart enough to ask around rather than accept the touting of Money Magazine.
You might find it profitable to look around some of these boards:
Desert (buys only dividend paying utility stocks) Dave
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