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.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
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This helpful infographic will define bull and bear markets, as well as give a historical overview.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Time and market performance may subtly and slowly imbalance your portfolio.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
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.
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.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
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