Articles From: The Error-Proof Portfolio: Maybe You Shouldn't Max Out Your 401(k) to Need Tax Relief? We Have Your Prescription


2011/01/31
An IRA contribution may be the better bet in some situations.
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2011/01/28
These noteworthy funds show investors the money.
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2011/01/28
These funds can form Part 2 of a two-part short-term fund.
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2011/01/28
Jan. 24-28: Our top income, allocation, risk-management, and investment ideas for retirees.
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2011/01/26
Premiums and discounts on your bond ETF aren't as bad as you think.
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2011/01/03
This maneuver could spell trouble for those with other IRA assets.
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2010/12/20
Retirement savings, life insurance, Social Security maximization should be on your radar.
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2010/12/08
If you're looking to establish a sane, sustainable withdrawal plan, then follow these tips.
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2010/11/23
Morningstar.com offers two sets of data points for a given ETF, but these data have two separate uses.
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2010/11/01
Morningstar has received many great questions about our new 529 College Savings Plan ratings and research.
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2010/11/01
Find the right yardstick before judging your performance results.
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2010/10/18
Too many investors reflexively dismiss stock/bond combination funds.
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2010/10/12
Ask yourself these questions to find a dividend-focused winner for your portfolio.
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2010/09/13
Beware of locking in a low fixed payout.
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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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2010/08/31
The Combine feature in Morningstar.com's Portfolio Manager tool allows investors to create a streamlined view of their assets to help accomplish specific goals.
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2010/08/12
Even though the process might appear convoluted, there are key factors to consider when optimizing Social Security benefits for your spouse and yourself.
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2010/08/03
Many funds have multiple share classes, but the expected time horizon is a key determinant of the appropriate one to chose for your portfolio.
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2010/07/08
Working longer and managing spousal benefits are key variables when factoring Social Security into your retirement plan.
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2010/06/24
I-Bonds boast tax advantages, but purchase limits damp appeal.
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2010/06/07
A closer look at the fine print in annuity guarantees.
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2010/06/03
Consider partial conversions in a single year.
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2010/06/01
Adding inflation protection to your portfolio, sensibly.
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2010/04/15
529 plans are tough to analyze and too expensive.
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2010/04/12
Beware of locking in a low fixed payout.
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2010/04/11
Only funds with the right recipe make it to our most exclusive list.
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2010/04/05
Asset allocation doesn't have to be daunting with this shortcut.
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2010/02/23
This analysis sounds easier than it is.
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2010/02/22
The best and worst candidates for this maneuver, and details on how it works.
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2010/02/20
Tips, strategies, and picks for tax-conscious investors: Feb. 15-19.
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