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Subject:  Re: Worst case for bond funds Date:  5/21/2013  9:12 PM
Author:  ngcpa Number:  34958 of 35363

<<< When you buy the actual Treasury notes (bonds, bills, whatever), you can be certain that if you hold the bond to maturity you will get your principal back. >>>

Unfortunately your principal might not have the same amount of buying power because of inflation.
Norm
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