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.
What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Why Regular Rebalancing Makes Sense
Without your knowing, your investment portfolio could be off-kilter.
Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
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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.
Three important factors when it comes to your financial life.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
This helpful infographic will define bull and bear markets, as well as give a historical overview.
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 calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.