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Income vs. Total Return: Who Says You Need to Take Sides?

Don't get hung up on labels; the best approach melds both strategies.


Note: This article is part of Morningstar's November 2015 Income Investing Week special report. The article originally appeared Dec. 10, 2012.

Just as partisan bickering has stalled legislators' effectiveness, so do investment absolutists have the potential to derail productive investment debate.

Christine Benz does not own (actual or beneficial) shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.