Would minimize components of interest rate risk

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Using chapter 11 of healthcare finance 6th edition by Gapenski and Reiter

1. Say your parents give you money for your 5 year olds college education.

Assuming you have no intention of using your money for anything other than that purpose, what would be the approximate maturity of bonds that would minimize components of interest rate risk?

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