Investors might be surprised by the low-quality profiles of some sizable funds.
This retiree looks to get more fully invested and determine whether the stable-value option merits staying put in an old 401(k).
For investors looking to build a portfolio based on rock-bottom fees, here's a list of funds and ETFs that can serve as building blocks.
Investors continued their search for income and equity bargains last month.
Duration and credit quality only tell part of the story.
We made one small adjustment to this ETF portfolio for retirees with midrange time horizons.
Vanguard will launch total international and emerging-markets government-bond funds in early 2012.
Strike the right balance between return potential and loss aversion.
Rolling returns can provide a more complete picture of an investment's risk/reward profile than trailing figures can.
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.