Low bond yields have called into question the safety of the 4% withdrawal strategy, while other avenues for extra retirement income have their own pros and cons, says Morningstar's David Blanchett.
Although we're unlikely to face a worst-case scenario on the debt ceiling debate, it's important for investors to understand the potential consequences.
TIPS, real estate, and commodities are great inflation-hedging, liquid investments, says Morningstar's David Blanchett, who details the importance of exposure to these assets.
The large-cap spectrum saw the most outflows in 2012, which has created opportunities to buy several Gold-rated funds on the cheap.
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