The indexing giant's topnotch tax-managed, index, and municipal-bond funds make tax-friendly portfolios a cinch.
Not much, but some closed-end funds are attractively valued.
Municipal bonds are the whipping boys again.
Low turnover is among the factors that help these funds keep the tax bite in check for shareholders.
With a toddler, and another baby on the way, a single-earner couple aims to get the most bang for their investment dollars.
Some Morningstar.com readers are rethinking their fixed-income exposure, while others are sticking with their plans.
While some investors are buying, others don't like the uncertainty of municipal bonds.
Don't give up on your money market fund.
Plus, changes at the top at TIAA-CREF, manager rotations, and more.
Many of you who have been loyal Morningstar readers for some time are at least somewhat comfortable with choosing funds. What you need more help with is creating an appropriate portfolio that incorporates your fund choices. We're going to take a closer look at five model portfolios specifically ...