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Retirement Income: CEFs Are Expensive. Can A Low-Cost ETF Do The Job As Well?

Jul 10, 2016
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Summary

I respond to the suggestion that CEFs consistently underperform low-cost index ETFs for a current-income portfolio.

I compare VOO to four CEFs with high management fees.



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