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.
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There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.
What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
You Would Rather Be...
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
Bridging the Confidence Gap
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
Why have the markets been so volatile recently?
Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
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.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.