Investing should be easy – just buy low and sell high – but most of us have trouble following that simple advice. There are principles and strategies that may enable you to put together an investment portfolio that reflects your risk tolerance, time horizon, and goals. Understanding these principles and strategies can help you avoid some of the pitfalls that snare some investors.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Investing with Your Heart
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
The Good Ship IPO
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Why have the markets been so volatile recently?
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.