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.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
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Net Unrealized Appreciation and how it affects tax responsibilities.
This helpful infographic will define bull and bear markets, as well as give a historical overview.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Learn about the role of inflation when considering your portfolio’s rate of return with this helpful article.
Information vs. instinct. Are your choices based on evidence of emotion?
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
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 smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Learn about the difference between bulls and bears—markets, that is!
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?