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What about a couple of other options:

1) GNMAs - I think these are yielding in the 6% range and are an intermediate-term bond that is government backed I believe.

2) TIPS or I-bonds. Given current inflation numbers I'd think TIPS should have a rather nice yield for some time to come in 'real' terms of 3-4% which if inflation is 3% puts them at 6-7%.

MM are definitely short on the yield curve and I don't think CDs go out as far as say intermediate or long-term bonds might, IMO.

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