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.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
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
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
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Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
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$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.