Coverdells, UGMA/UTMAs, and 529s are among the most popular college-savings vehicles, and savers need to educate themselves on their best option for investing cost-effectively.
Washington, D.C., leads city pension health while New York and Chicago face thousands in unfunded liabilities per capita, says Morningstar municipal credit analyst Rachel Barkley.
September and third-quarter asset-flows data show that investors remain cautious of interest-rate risk and a fully valued stock market, and instead prefer nontraditional bonds and foreign equities.
Tuition inflation may be waning, but debt still weighs on many recent graduates, reports Morningstar's Adam Zoll.
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