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.
Where Is the Market Headed?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
A Decision Not Made Is Still a Decision
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
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 some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.