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2013/11/19
Asset allocation is the biggest determinant of how your portfolio behaves.
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2009/05/28
A simple way to set up a custom benchmark.
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2014/01/30
If you're looking to establish a sane, sustainable withdrawal plan, then follow these tips.
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2014/02/20
We update the performance--and make one small adjustment--to our middle-of-the-road portfolio.
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2014/03/16
Contributing to an IRA might seem goof-proof, but these mistakes trip up even seasoned investors.
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2011/09/15
See what we recommend for risk-averse ETF investors with a 15- to 20-year time horizon.
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2014/05/08
Would-be centenarians should hold more stocks and tweak their Social Security timing, among other strategies.
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2015/02/01
New IRS guidelines enable heavy savers to get more assets into the Roth column.
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2015/02/05
By the time retirement savers realize the error of their ways, it may be too late.
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2015/02/08
Completed returns can yield clues to help you maximize your take-home investment returns.
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2015/02/19
In high- (or low-) tax years, retirees may have reason to flout the rules of thumb on withdrawal sequencing.
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2015/02/22
A one-stop guide to key facts and important tax dates to remember for 2015.
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2015/02/15
From contributions to conversions to distributions, don't fall into these traps.
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2010/01/08
We rank consumers' options, from best to worst.
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2015/02/24
While company retirement plans often have guardrails, investors can goof with contributions, investment selections, loans, and withdrawals.
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2015/02/25
Currently low tax rates are one of the key reasons that taxable accounts should be part of most investors' tool kits.
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2015/02/26
Our model portfolios are designed to facilitate in-retirement cash flows--and to limit Uncle Sam's take.
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2015/02/26
We've designed these portfolios to maximize returns while limiting Uncle Sam's take.
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2015/03/01
Exceeding certain income thresholds can make you miss out on valuable credits and subsidies, and could subject you to extra taxes.
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2015/02/20
Morningstar is not making any changes to its ratings on the PIMCO lineup of mutual funds as a result of the departure.
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2012/02/02
Plus, Thornburg loses Growth manager and more.
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2015/02/26
New institutional funds to cost 10 basis points; firm also boosts international stake of multiasset offerings.
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2015/02/23
Medalist funds with low People scores but high marks for Process.
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2010/04/11
Only funds with the right recipe make it to our most exclusive list.
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2011/04/25
Costs, stars, manager records, and investor returns improve your odds.
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2010/01/05
The winners jumped on 2008's bargains to reap 2009's rewards.
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2010/09/06
Active funds that deviate only slightly from the index may not be worth it.
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2010/04/15
529 plans are tough to analyze and too expensive.
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2012/10/15
27 plans earn medals from Morningstar analysts.
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2009/08/07
While funds such as CGM Focus and Fairholme have raked in assets, many of their investors are late to the party.
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