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The Goldilocks Investment

Income-producing investments should provide steady returns with low volatility. Let me show you what I mean. In the chart below, I compare four bond funds: long-term Treasury bonds, investment-grade corporate


The Best Place to Find Income

The best place to find income is… Where few are looking. And right now, few are looking at municipal bonds. That’s not surprising. After all, who would want to buy


A Second Chance at Big Profits

The market gives second chances. Successful investors know this. As Rodney pointed out above, the fundamental problems facing Europe have not materially changed since last summer. This has made the


The Greek (Non) Deal Will Lead to a Big Payday

I recently read an article in the New York Times Magazine that outlined life in modern day Greece. It detailed the hardships ordinary citizens face. How they have reverted to