Note: This article is part of Morningstar's February 2016 Tax Relief Week special report. A version of this article appeared on Jan. 28, 2016.
You've run the numbers and determined whether your spending rate is on track (or, if you're already retired, whether your spending rate is in the right ballpark). You've consulted reliable sources and come up with a logical stock/bond/cash mix given your particular situation. You've culled your retirement holdings down to a lean, high-conviction group.