Baird's Tim Steffen thinks early and open communication is key to broaching the topic.
Strong tax-adjusted returns and low fees burnish Vanguard Tax-Managed Balanced's appeal.
We've accelerated our estimate for oil market clearing due to stronger-than-expected demand and supply disruptions, but we're not budging on our lower-than-consensus long-term price forecast.
Data on personal consumption, housing, and consumer sentiment will close out the month. Plus, Carnival, Nike, and others report.
With no obvious drivers set to replace former highfliers of the economy like shale oil and auto production, investors should be prepared for a long period of anemic growth.
The Fed is now likely, but not certainly, going to raise rates later this year. Plus, Microsoft gives back to shareholders, and FedEx is on track.
Large-cap Mar Vista Strategic Growth has generated excellent risk-adjusted returns.
Retirees should manage their portfolios with Social Security in mind, but including it as part of your bond allocation could get messy, says financial-planning expert Michael Kitces.
The Fed may well raise rates in December, but the slowing of the real economy is the bigger story for investors, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
We like this producer and transporter of energy for its free cash flow and dividend growth prospects.
With mortality improvements, investors planning for a long retirement should consider an annuity, delaying Social Security, and being more aggressive with their portfolio.
This Bronze-rated fund has had promising results so far, but we don't like its above-average price tag.
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