Christine Benz answers reader questions about how to handle dividend payers in light of potential 2013 tax increases.
Director of personal finance Christine Benz will help you check your true exposures and stress-test your holdings in session 2 of Morningstar's 2012 Midyear Financial Checkup.
If you believe success in today's stock market demands selectivity, these fund managers have proven they can deliver, says Morningstar's director of personal finance.
Morningstar's Christine Benz addresses who sequestration will and won't affect, changing prices for long-term care, and a timely mortgage-paydown strategy.
The recent slip in performance of PIMCO's Total Return mutual fund and ETF is no reason for investors to sell shares, as the funds have strong track records, say Morningstar's Tim Strauts and Eric Jacobson.
Andrew Salata of the Social Security Administration offers tips for how retirees can manage age and income limits to optimize their Social Security payouts.
Debates in Washington continue about interest rates tied to student loans, and college savers face more headwinds as states reduce university funding.
Even seemingly small mistakes can take a big toll on your portfolio, says Morningstar's Christine Benz.
Morningstar's Christine Benz helps investors assess allocations, check their progress, target holes and overlap, and upgrade their holdings.
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