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Subject:  Re: money market alternatives Date:  6/24/2011  10:02 AM
Author:  JLC Number:  69181 of 81338

ptheland hit the nail on the head as far as CDs vs. MMFs.

To go outside your question a bit, you might want to take a chunk or your portfolio (maybe 50%) and invest in dividend paying companies. Especially those that increase their dividends regularly. You can easily build a portfolio that returns around 5% and be "conservatively" invested.

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