Only 5 percent of U.S. companies offer paid sabbaticals. One of those enlightened institutions is independent research firm Morningstar known for its objective, thorough and shareholder-friendly mutual fund research. Employees get a six-week paid sabbatical after just four years of employment, and every four years thereafter. Christine Benz and Russ Kinnel, both twenty-year Morningstar veterans have taken four apiece. They talk about their favorites and the differences these extended times off have meant to them.