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.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
The Business Cycle
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?
The question used to be, “How low can interest rates go?” Now it's, “How long can rates remain at their historic low levels?”
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Ever wonder what the real value of a financial advisor is? It’s not just added portfolio returns.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
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.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
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.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?