In a difficult investment environment, it is comforting to know that there are ways to get paid while you wait. While most investors would still rather be in bonds, their purchasing power is being eroded. The US government is paying investors little to nothing for taking on that risk.

In contrast the following three companies offer attractive yields compared to the 5-year Treasury, which currently yields .73% and in most cases the 10-year Treasury yielding 1.77%.

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