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.
There are thousands of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Have A Question About This Topic?
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Without your knowing, your investment portfolio could be off-kilter.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Time and market performance may subtly and slowly imbalance your portfolio.
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
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.
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.
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.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Learn about the difference between bulls and bears—markets, that is!
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
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.