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.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.
The Real Cost of a Vacation Home
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
How Stocks Work
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Should I Invest in Gold?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
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.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.