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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When Markets React
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
Diversification, Patience, and Consistency
Three important factors when it comes to your financial life.
The Rule of 72
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.
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
Learn about the role of inflation when considering your portfolio’s rate of return with this helpful article.
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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 calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
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.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
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