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.
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
Where Is the Market Headed?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Why Regular Rebalancing Makes Sense
Without your knowing, your investment portfolio could be off-kilter.
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
Information vs. instinct. Are your choices based on evidence of emotion?
Learn about the rise of Impact Investing and how it may benefit you.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
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.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.