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 made one small adjustment to this ETF portfolio for retirees with midrange time horizons.
We make a minor adjustment and check up on the performance of this ETF-oriented portfolio ideal for retirees with long time horizons.
Some readers carve out specialized emerging-markets stakes, while others are content with the indirect route.
International opportunities, income, and M&A activity were on investors' minds in September.
Although a cap-weighted strategy is low-cost, it does make large bets in risky areas.
Interest in dividend-paying stocks and bonds remained high as the market eyed the Fed.
The Fed's taper dominated the headlines in August, but investors were looking for undervalued stocks, yield, and international opportunities.