Investing Specialists

Where Do IRAs Fit in Your Retirement Distribution Plan?

Christine Benz

Note: This article is part of Morningstar's 2018 Guide to IRAs special report. A version of this article appeared on Feb. 16, 2011. 

Investing success during the pre-retirement years hinges on getting a few key things right: saving enough, diversifying, and avoiding big behavioral mistakes, such as chasing performance.