Emerging markets are hot, and here are some benchmarks to ensure you don't go overboard.
Some readers carve out specialized emerging-markets stakes, while others are content with the indirect route.
This investor needed help transitioning a stock-heavy portfolio to a more age-appropriate asset allocation.
Do these funds deserve all that money?
Do risk and return go hand in hand over the long term?
How would our aggressive bucket portfolio have fared before, during, and after the bear market?
Interest in dividend-paying stocks and bonds remained high as the market eyed the Fed.
The bucket strategy helps tee up near-term distributions and set long-term allocations.
Dodge & Cox and T. Rowe Price lead the way.
This aggressively positioned portfolio illustrates how this increasingly popular strategy works.