Although some prominent foreign-stock funds have closed, solid choices remain available for investors looking to globalize their portfolios, says Morningstar's Russ Kinnel.
Before going passive, investors need to check under the hood and examine expenses, says Morningstar's Christine Benz .
Higher rates could bring much-needed yield to safer investments but could also crunch longer-term bond holdings and some areas of the stock market, says Morningstar's Christine Benz .
Enforced discipline is key to ensuring you're saving enough to meet your needs, says Morningstar director of personal finance Christine Benz
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.
Morningstar's Russ Kinnel shares three ideas for playing macroeconomic trends, one fund with an interesting fundamental story, and an all-season choice.
Home-price appreciation and a strong stock market have brightened the picture for savers, but not across the board, says Morningstar's Christine Benz .
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 .
Morningstar's Christine Benz offers solutions for facing a bear market early in retirement, outliving your money, falling behind inflation, and managing high health-care expenses.
Keep rebalancing, RMDs, fund capital gains, and account-funding deadlines in mind during your portfolio review, says Morningstar's Christine Benz .