The Fed's taper dominated the headlines in August, but investors were looking for undervalued stocks, yield, and international opportunities.
How would our aggressive bucket portfolio have fared before, during, and after the bear market?
The bucket strategy helps tee up near-term distributions and set long-term allocations.
Retirement beckons, and this couple has some decisions to make.
Duration and credit quality only tell part of the story.
This aggressively positioned portfolio illustrates how this increasingly popular strategy works.
Diversification isn't just for stock investors.
Morningstar's Eric Jacobson outlines three short-term bond funds that can protect against rate sensitivity, but mind the risks as such funds aren't cash substitutes.
This group of funds offers a balance of total return and stability.
See what we recommend for those with a higher risk capacity.