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I'd suggest you have your mother talk to an investment advisor or two. I'd also be sure to check the references of anyone you consider dealing with ------ twice.

Yes, check them, but don't use them as confirmation that he's the right guy. Scam artists often get their victims to give glowing recommendations, because the victims don't realize they've been had.

If your mom doesn't need to maintain the principal, she can purchase an annuity. That will definitely give a steady stream of income for life. You can purchase additional features like inflation protection.

Shop around for annuities; fees can vary hugely.
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