Tools and Calculators


Portfolio Construction & Analysis

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Morningstar Multi Fund Comparison Tool

Side-by-side comparison of up to five ETFs, Mutual Funds and/or Indexes.

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Morningstar Hypothetical

Generate a client-approved hypothetical report on a portfolio of ETFs, open-end funds and/or closed-end funds in the Morningstar universe.

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Morningstar Investment Detail Tool

Tool Generate a client approved fact sheet on any ETF, open-end or closed-end fund in the Morningstar universe.

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Morningstar Portfolio Comparison

Compare two portfolios of ETFs, open-end and closed-end funds side-by-side using key elements such as asset allocation, performance, sector weightings, and risk characteristics.

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Find a Replacement Fund

Use this new Morningstar tool to find a replacement fund.

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Morningstar Portfolio Analysis

Analyze the composition and performance of a portfolio of ETFs, open-end and closed-end funds.

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Retirement and Planning Tools

Tools: iRetire
iRetire® by BlackRock

Introducing iRetire®, a whole new way to help your clients start closing the gap between where they stand today, and the income they really want each year in retirement.

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Social Security Benefits Estimator

Help your married, divorced, widowed and single clients develop a strategy for maximizing their Social Security benefits. Compare benefits from multiple distinct collection strategies to see which strategy results in the highest combined lifetime benefits.

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Tools: College Planning
College Planning Center

Create a personalized plan for each of your children including a step-by-step guide of important elements to consider and things to do right now in the college planning process.

Tools: Cost of delaying savings calculator
Cost of delaying savings calculator

Determine approximately how much more you would need to save for every year you delay saving for college.

Tools: College savings estimator
College savings estimator

Determine approximately how much money you need to save to pay for college.

Tools: 529 Comparison tool
529 Comparison tool

Look at different plans to see which the best option for you is.

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Help your clients get an instant estimate of the retirement income their current savings can provide using our simple, 3-step process.


ETF Analysis Tools

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iBond Ladder Tool

Create customized bond ladders with iBonds ETFs and export your customized portfolio in a client-approved PDF.

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Index Returns Chart

This tool is retired please use the Report Generator Tool for Index Returns Data.

Report Generator Tool
Report Generator Tool

Create customized reports containing fund data on iShares ETFs.

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iShares Core Builder

Get a custom portfolio of iShares ETFs in minutes.

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Factor Builder

Use this interactive tool to build a multi-asset portfolio of iShares smart beta ETFs based on your investment needs.

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Historical Returns Tool

This tool is retired please use the Report Generator Tool for Historical Returns Data.

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Asset Class Illustrator

Quickly model new portfolios and produce client proposals.

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Correlation Calculator

Create more diversified portfolios and identify similar investment opportunities.

Factor Performance
Factor Performance Tool**

Use this interactive tool to see how different types of factors have performed through economic cycles, market shocks and any other time period since 2000.