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2012/09/14
Retirement columnist Mark Miller responds to reader feedback about his recent Social Security myths commentary.
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2012/09/04
Understanding the differences and similarities between these two popular indexing strategies can affect your portfolio planning.
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2012/08/30
This aggressively positioned portfolio illustrates how this increasingly popular strategy works.
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2012/08/19
Readers weigh issues of money, accessibility, and proximity to friends and family when deciding whether to move to a smaller home.
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2012/08/09
Arm yourself with the facts on how frequently people need long-term care, how much it costs, and how long it's needed.
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2012/08/05
Dental care, as well as skyrocketing health-insurance premiums and property taxes, top readers' lists of unwelcome in-retirement costs.
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2012/07/22
Morningstar.com readers discuss when to purchase insurance and when to self-insure.
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2012/06/29
Morningstar.com's article, blog, and video coverage of the 2012 Investment Conference.
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2012/06/29
Morningstar.com's article, blog, and video coverage of the 2012 Investment Conference.
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2012/05/18
We take a deep dive into one of the most anticipated offerings in years.
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2012/05/01
Morningstar analysts take into account multiple factors in determining a company's intrinsic worth.
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2012/04/13
AQR's Michael Mendelson touts the advantages of commodities and leverage as they tend to provide a greater reward in his fund for the same level of risk as in traditional portfolios.
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2012/03/26
The rules are changing, and specific-share identification offers the highest level of control.
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2012/03/23
March 19-23: Tips and picks for diversifying your stock and bond holdings and getting a handle on alternative investments.
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2012/03/22
Bad timing could obliterate the long-term benefits of these investments.
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2012/03/21
Diversification isn't just for stock investors.
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2012/03/21
If you need help with your fixed-income allocation, our findings on target-date vehicles and indexes can provide a baseline.
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2012/03/20
Asset allocation is the biggest determinant of how your portfolio behaves.
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2012/03/20
Understand how to go global without going out on a limb.
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2012/02/29
These high-yield bond funds weathered 2008 reasonably well and are still going strong.
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2012/02/02
Plus, Thornburg loses Growth manager and more.
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2012/01/12
A little help from a professional advisor can be well worth the time and money.
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2012/01/08
Morningstar.com posters like holdings that show them the money, while others are taking a contrarian tack.
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2011/11/16
Strike the right balance between return potential and loss aversion.
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2011/11/15
Following this rule of thumb might serve you well in case interest rates go up.
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2011/11/14
I-Bonds boast tax advantages, but purchase limits damp appeal.
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2011/11/14
Put investments' payouts in the proper context.
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Medicare premium hikes will only mildly clip seniors' Social Security inflation raises in 2012, but proposed changes could cut future cost-of-living adjustments.
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2011/10/21
A growing field of study can save you from your worst instincts.
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2011/10/21
Taking the right steps in the right order, and avoiding the critical mistakes, can get you well on your way to investing success.
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