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And no one can be sure they will get an 8% return on anything that is safe enough to let them sleep at night.

The range is 6% to 8% and it does not need to grow to keep up with inflation. It can be preferred stock or even a master limited partnership or a mortgage that returns capital.

It has to last long enough for the dividend grower to take over.

This is a cash management type of problem.

Have fun.

John Walter Russell
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