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Subject:  Re: How to diversify into bonds Date:  1/9/2014  11:37 PM
Author:  BenHacker Number:  35165 of 35573

What Joel said.

Save up 9-12 months of cash, lock it away in some high yield FDIC investment. You'll make peanuts in interest on it, and hate yourself a little, but who cares... just do it.

Then, take the rest of your money for the rest of your life and invest for the long term in whatever will generate the best returns with moderate risk (bonds, stocks, real estate or maybe a bit of all of them).

The cash will be the the thing you live on if like Joel you