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What Are Target-Date Funds?

Investors in target-date funds can set up a diversified portfolio and maintain a sensible asset allocation for decades without breaking a sweat.

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A version of this article originally published in May 2017.

There are so many options on a retirement savings plan menu, it's hard to know what to choose. But selecting good investments is only one part: Investors should also pay attention to overall portfolio diversification and not take on too much risk by being too heavily concentrated in any one area.

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Karen Wallace does not own shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.