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6 Reasons a Taxable Account Should Be Part of Your Retirement Portfolio

Christine Benz

Note: This article is part of Morningstar's January 2016 5-Point Retirement-Portfolio Assessment Week special report. A version of this article appeared on Feb. 25, 2015.

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.