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.
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If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
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.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.