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Can You Get 7% Per Year in Income with Only Moderate Risk?

With ten-year Treasury bonds yielding around 2%, many investors are looking for investments that can provide higher levels of yield. Barron’s just ran a cover story on this topic, titled:

“How to Get Safe Annual Payouts of 7%: Despite rock-bottom interest rates, you can still earn investment income of 7%-plus per year. How to keep money flowing during retirement.”

But is it really possible to create a low-risk portfolio with a yield of 7% or more? Continue reading