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I might put half in a 5 yr CD or like and the other half in an index fund.

This is not a bad idea. However, I also need to move a lot of money to fixed income, and I am unconfortable tying up money in a CD for 5 years because I think that the interest rates will increase. I am also unconfortable buying bond funds for the same reason. So I'm going to:

$40000= 2 year CD @ 3.7%
$40000= 2 year CD @ 3.9%
$20000= Not sure. Maybe Inflation protected bond fund? Maybe internations bond fund?

CD rates are from Fidelity as of this morning.
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