Why they're attractive, the four variations, and why investors should take a strategic rather than a tactical approach with these funds.
Correlations between U.S. and foreign stocks have generally been rising over the past several decades, but that doesn't mean you should shun overseas holdings.
Retirees too often overweight break-even analyses, trap themselves with early claiming, and fail to strategize with their spouse, says retirement expert Phil Moeller.
Low-cost bond funds like Vanguard GNMA, Fidelity Intermediate Muni Income, and Dodge & Cox Income can provide much-needed diversification to an equity-heavy portfolio, says Morningstar's Russ Kinnel.
Morningstar's Russ Kinnel discusses what impact outflows and inflows are having on Fidelity Contrafund, PIMCO Total Return, MetWest Total Return, and Dodge & Cox Income.
Understand the implications of your benefit choices, which additional benefits you may be eligible for, and when to claim, says retirement expert Phil Moeller.
Morningstar's Russ Kinnel, Sarah Bush, and Christine Benz highlight their top fund picks for domestic and foreign equity, core bond, inflation-protected securities, and much more.
Morningstar's Christine Benz walks investors through the basics of setting up and maintaining a 'bucket' retirement portfolio, including some of her favorite funds for retirees.
Morningstar's director of personal finance outlines how to gauge your portfolio's viability, evaluate your allocation, troubleshoot risk factors, and more in this special Web seminar presentation.
Don't assume all index funds are low cost and tax-efficient, and avoid overdiversification and becoming too hands-on, says Morningstar's Mike Rawson.