As Bob Johnson wraps up his time at Morningstar, he looks back at what he's learned about the best way to watch the economy.
This week's retail sales report provided more evidence that the economy is bouncing back from a tough first quarter. Plus, Apple conference insights and more.
In addition to moving from stocks to bonds, investors may also pivot away from more volatile intra-asset-class tilts as they move into retirement, says Morningstar's Christine Benz.
If your plan has high fees, no company match, or poor investment choices, let the data do the talking and be politely persistent, says Morningstar's Christine Benz.
Individual circumstances vary broadly, but one can seek a reasonable starting point.
A compact list of stock, bond, and allocation offerings that have been risky but worth it.