Although major indexes remain elevated, these funds could be good places to put money to work in the present market environment.
Morningstar's Tim Strauts details the complicated tax treatment of MLPs, commodities, and other nontraditional assets, and offers several ETF and ETN picks along with another to avoid.
Strategy changes, poor stewardship, and asset bloat are among the many possible red flags that shareholders of actively managed funds should recognize to know whether to sell or stay invested.
Vanguard's John Ameriks says annuities carry much value, but real-world issues and other disincentives make the products undesirable for many retirees.
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