Financial Planning News
Thu, 17 Jan 2013
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Morningstar's Christine Benz demonstrates how our Tax-Equivalent Yield Calculator can help you determine whether you're better off investing in taxable or municipal bonds after adjusting for munis' tax-exempt status.
Bonds are a better option than cash and less volatile than stocks, but investors should be mindful of headwinds and possibly rethink their fixed-income allocations, says Morningstar's Christine Benz.
Morningstar's director of fixed-income research Eric Jacobson discusses who is a good candidate for munis today, the key criteria in analyzing a muni fund, and a few of his favorite fund names.
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