Fund Spy

How to Be Cheap, Contrarian, and Happy

Christine Benz

Morningstar analysts receive a lot of e-mails that give us valuable guidance about what funds we should cover and how we should cover them. Our communication with readers also gives us insight into readers' questions and concerns.

Over the years, many of the questions we have received have converged around similar themes. I'll answer some of the most common questions in this article and also shed light on Morningstar's overall philosophy for making money in mutual funds.

Christine Benz does not own shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar's editorial policies.