Should You Invest in a Target Retirement Date Fund?

November 9, 2009 by  
Filed under Investing, Retirement Planning

Target Date Funds were intended to be a “one-size fits all” retirement investment vehicle. Investors were encouraged to put most if not all of their retirement portfolio into a retirement date fund after selecting a target retirement date. Then, the theory went, they could sit back, relax, and watch as the fund grew over time while automatically adjusting the fund’s asset allocations as their target date approached. Read more