Sometimes we are not as diversified as we think we are. To see what your portfolio actually looks like, rather than just what you want it to look like, you might find it useful to use a free Morningstar tool called the Instant X-Ray. The Instant X-Ray is easy to use. Simply enter your holdings, include how much is in each holding and the Instant X-Ray sorts through their data and gives you a read on just how diversified you are.
Insight Into Your Portfolio’s Current Holdings
The process only takes a few minutes. For people who have investments in a couple of different places (Individual Retirement Account, 401(k), accounts) the tool allows you to aggregate your holdings in one spot and get an overall read on how well you’re meeting your diversification plan. Continue reading