Consider ticking up your savings rate, working a bit longer (but maybe in a different job), and nudging your portfolio allocations, says Morningstar's Christine Benz .
Dodge & Cox International and a handful of Primecap-managed funds offer low costs, stable management, as well as a clear and consistent strategy, says Morningstar's director of fund research.
Two thirds of Fidelity's domestic-equity funds have beaten their category averages year to date, but some notable funds, including Contrafund and Low-Priced Stock, have looked more sluggish.
Vanguard Total International Stock, Harbor International, and Causeway International Value are good choices for investors light on international exposure.
3 year-end IRA distribution mistakes to avoid
Readers weigh in on why they chose to purchase pricey long-term care policies--or not to.
IRA inheritors should touch nothing until they understand the tax consequences, which can be irrevocable, says IRA expert Ed Slott.
Baird's Tim Steffen offers some pointers on managing capital gains, taking a multiyear approach to income tax planning, and managing your tax liability in retirement.
IRA expert Ed Slott discusses the pros and cons of leaving an IRA to a spouse, children or grandchildren, a trust, or a charity.
Not having a plan at the outset, holding too much company stock, and being too generous with family can trip up retirees, says Baird's Tim Steffen.