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6 Key Reasons Why Investing in a Taxable Account Is Underrated

Currently low tax rates are one of the key reasons that taxable accounts should be part of most investors' tool kits.

Note: This article is part of Morningstar's February 2015 Tax Relief Week special report. An earlier version of this article appeared Nov. 6, 2014.

Investors are often schooled in the virtues of stashing money in tax-sheltered savings vehicles, whether IRAs, company retirement plans, 529s, or health-savings accounts.