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Americans have never had such a hard time getting income from their life savings. Bank CDs, Treasury bills, notes, corporate bonds and money markets are paying insultingly low rates. Even a million dollars in risk-free investments might be lucky to generate $5,000 a year these days. That's pre-tax. After taxes, and the inflation Washington admits to, your buying power will be reduced rather than improved even if you withdraw nothing at all.

The question we all need to answer is this: Would you rather lock in a guaranteed loss of purchasing power, or take a small risk while giving yourself a chance to prosper?...313 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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