Investing Specialists

Assess Your Asset Allocation for Retirement

Christine Benz

Note: This article is part of Morningstar's 2018 Portfolio Tuneup week. A version of this article appeared on Oct. 6, 2017.

Like so many aspects of investing, the precisely right asset allocation--the mix of stocks and bonds that delivers the highest possible return with the least amount of risk over a given time frame--will be apparent only in hindsight.