Thu, 26 May 2016
You can't change the context or the constraints of the outside world, but you can focus on your own internal potential.
Muni- bond funds continue to experience high investor demand, and Morningstar's Miriam Sjoblom offers picks for core and noncore holdings.
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.
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.
Inefficient contributions and withdrawals and poorly timed asset purchases are among the many common tax-related blunders, but Morningstar's Christine Benz offers solutions to avoid such pitfalls.
The large-cap spectrum saw the most outflows in 2012, which has created opportunities to buy several Gold-rated funds on the cheap.
Morningstar's Christine Benz discusses how to improve your take-home return by reducing the drag of unnecessary tax exposure.
In addition to moving from stocks to bonds , investors may also pivot away from more volatile intra-asset-class tilts as they move into retirement, says Morningstar's Christine Benz .
Panel discussion: Christine Benz , advisor Mark Balasa, and Morningstar columnist Mark Miller discuss how withdrawal rates, asset allocation, Social Security decisions, and long -term-care insurance factor into portfolio sustainability.
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