Morningstar's director of global ETF research on fee wars, performance-chasing investors, and whether passive funds are doing their fair share for corporate governance.
The prominent retirement researcher discusses Social Security's viability, the role of housing wealth, and a surprising new finding about married couple's retirement preparedness.
A respected retirement researcher discusses what types of spending are correlated with a better retirement--and which are not.
T. Rowe Price's senior financial planner shares planning and portfolio to-dos for 20-somethings, people in their 70s and beyond, and everyone in between.
Morningstar's lead retirement researcher on retiree spending patterns, asset allocation, and mitigating the risks in a plan.
PIMCO's group CIO explains the firm's cautious outlook and why it's stressing liquidity in managing assets.
The hourly financial planner and columnist on navigating clients' behavioral biases and the virtues of plain-vanilla index funds.
Ariel International's manager discusses why she emphasizes downside protection and what the market is getting wrong about many of the largest companies.
The Research Affiliates founder thinks "value" is cheap, sees shades of the 2000 tech bubble in today's market, and takes issue with multifactor investing, among other matters.
The nationally recognized expert on retirement and aging discusses the state of retirement readiness in the U.S. and how reducing choice could improve success rates.
The Oakmark manager discusses the lasting lessons of the financial crisis and how traditional value metrics aren't necessarily the best gauge of an inexpensive stock.
The influential financial writer on what's driving higher market valuations, the challenges of retirement drawdown, and the myth of the 'dumb' investor.
Catch-up strategies for pre-retirees, "off-label" ideas for supersavers, and how the investment industry can make 'mountains out of molehills.'
The pioneer in hourly financial-planning guidance weighs in on choosing an advisor and rapidly evolving business models for financial advice.
Amid a weak stretch for value strategies, the asset-allocation specialist discusses why GMO remains pessimistic in its outlook for U.S. stocks.
The financial advisor and asset-allocation specialist discusses conflicts in advice-giving, which asset classes he avoids, and "factor renters."
The Ritholtz Wealth Management CEO discusses his transition from broker to advisor and why client portfolios should have fewer assets, not more.
Financial-planning guru Harold Evensky on the shortcomings of the SEC's newly enacted Regulation Best Interest, the bucket approach to retirement portfolios, and evolving business models for financial advice.
Morningstar's director of policy research on what's ailing the U.S. retirement system, the new SEC rule on advisor conflicts of interest, and why policy recommendations must be data-driven.
Financial planning guru Michael Kitces on the future of financial advice: technology, specialization, planning versus investment guidance, and how to pay for it.
Carolyn McClanahan on her shift from practicing medicine to financial planning, how to model health and long-term care costs, and troubleshooting financial risks later in life.
Vanguard's CEO on balancing growth with delivering good client outcomes, the future of advice, and the trend toward "free" products.
Investment writer Morgan Housel on coping with behavioral biases, the evolution of the investment industry, and the role of luck in investing.
Longtime fund observer Don Phillips on the importance of investor psychology, the uptake of passive and ESG investing, and Jack Bogle's enduring legacy.
In the first installment of Morningstar's new podcast, noted author and investment advisor Bill Bernstein riffs on the role of bonds, hazards in the market today, and fixing the system.