Do You Understand What's in Your Muni Fund?
Morningstar's Eric Jacobson breaks down the nuances of GO, revenue, and tobacco bonds, warns about a yield pitfall to avoid, and offers best practices for researching muni fund portfolios.
How Enticing Are Munis Today?
As investors realize the impact of new tax increases, municipals are going to become more valuable--but research is key to finding value and avoiding trouble, says Fidelity's Kevin Ramundo.
The Risks of Bond Funds
CNBC contributor Carmen Wong Ulrich answers questions from iVillage readers. This time she why you should stay away from Bond funds.
Top Six Tax Tips for Retirees
Morningstar's Christine Benz offers strategies for sequencing withdrawals, managing RMDs, maximizing property tax breaks, and keeping tabs on medical-expense deductions.