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Author: MisterFungi Three stars, 500 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 35365  
Subject: Re: $950K ... now what? Date: 1/15/2013 10:52 AM
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<Would it be better for your account to continue to collect the coupon, or to flip and capture cap-gains?>

But then what do I do with the cap gains? I already have cash coming out of my ears. I know: that's a problem a lot of folks would love to have. But it's a problem, nonetheless.

I'm not a bond trader, not that there's anything wrong with that. I'm just trying to construct a portfolio that generates sufficient income for my wife and me to live comfortably, support a couple of charitable orgs I work with, and leave a few bucks for the kid and grandkid-to-be.

That would have been relatively easy before the banksters took down the world. Now, not so easy.
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