This portfolio balances capital preservation with growth potential.
UPDATE: How much stock should you own in retirement?
Here's a way to pick up a bit of yield in your portfolio while keeping a lid on volatility and taxes.
Ultrashort funds come with limited upside and more risk than competing alternatives--at least for now.
We update the performance--and make one small adjustment--to our middle-of-the-road portfolio.
Morningstar's Eric Jacobson runs the gamut with some of his favorite fixed-income funds, including ideas for core, short-term, multisector, high-yield, and muni exposure.
Vanguard to pay short-term capital gains on money market funds