Retired investors can tilt their portfolios to the safer side with these funds, says Morningstar's Christine Benz.
We skinny down the number of holdings for this mid-50s couple who wants to make sure their ample portfolio is on the right track.
May was the worst month in over a year for flows to U.S. equities, while many core bond funds are receiving inflows as rising-rate concerns abate.
Morningstar readers name their favorite core bond funds, TIPS, and allocation vehicles for the middle portion of their portfolios.
These intermediate-term offerings have consistently outperformed the Barclays Index, in some cases by taking a different approach.
Whether you're hunting for bargains or seeking simple solutions when investing your 2013 IRA contribution, we've got some ideas for you.
A handful of intermediate-bond funds are among the best in their category while having lower sensitivity to rate movements.
Senior fund analyst Eric Jacobson walks us through how some of Morningstar's top-rated intermediate-term bond funds fared during the early summer sell-off.
Morningstar's Eric Jacobson runs the gamut with some of his favorite fixed-income funds, including ideas for core, short-term, multisector, high-yield, and muni exposure.
MetWest Total Return Bond has run ahead of its peers this year, with help from its nonagency mortgages and utilities exposure, says comanager Laird Landmann.