Risk, schmisk: These mild-mannered funds have exhibited minuscule drawdowns over the past 10 years.
Designed for retirees in tax-deferred accounts, these portfolios blend index and active funds.
While many rival funds are venturing into lower-quality credits, these funds have been downplaying them.
One T. Rowe fund is out, but PIMCO-managed funds are staying put despite manager changes.
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.
Duration and credit quality only tell part of the story.
Strike the right balance between return potential and loss aversion.
Vanguard will launch total international and emerging-markets government-bond funds in early 2012.