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Fidelity Total Bond

Symbol: FTBFX

Expense ratio: 0.45%

800-343-3548

Fidelity Total Bond is a bond fund and a member of the Kiplinger 25. A so-called core-plus fund, it holds mostly investment-grade debt, but it can invest up to 20% of assets in junk bonds if managers Matthew Conti, Jeffrey Moore and Ford O'Neil see fit. Current yield: 2.7%.

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