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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Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Rebalancing Your Portfolio
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Global and International Funds
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
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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.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?