Readers reveal what they keep in their third buckets, including conservatively run funds, dividend-paying stocks, and real estate.
We revisit and make a modification to our portfolio for those with shorter time horizons.
Roundtable report: Morningstar strategists offer up their best ideas for a fully valued, low-yield market with few attractive choices.
We make a minor adjustment and check up on the performance of this ETF-oriented portfolio ideal for retirees with long time horizons.
We made one small adjustment to this ETF portfolio for retirees with midrange time horizons.
The Fed's taper dominated the headlines in August, but investors were looking for undervalued stocks, yield, and international opportunities.
International opportunities, income, and M&A activity were on investors' minds in September.
Some readers carve out specialized emerging-markets stakes, while others are content with the indirect route.
Investors continued their search for income in May, as the future of monetary policy came into sharp focus during the month.
Although a cap-weighted strategy is low-cost, it does make large bets in risky areas.