Fidelity Total Bond

Kip 25

Fidelity Total Bond

Symbol: FTBFX
Expense ratio: 0.45%

Fidelity Total Bond is a bond fund and a member of the Kiplinger 25, the annual list of our favorite funds. Corporate debt, bank loans, mortgage-backed securities and some foreign bonds fill this diversified, medium-maturity portfolio, a solid choice as a core bond fund holding. Yield: 2.5%.

See FUND TABLES: Kiplinger 25 at a Glance for the complete list of our favorite no-load mutual funds.

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