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.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
Are Alternative Investments Right for You?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
TIPS for Inflation
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Global and International Funds
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Learn how to build a socially conscious investment portfolio and invest in your beliefs.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Even the most seasoned investors have biases affecting their financial choices.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
This helpful infographic will define bull and bear markets, as well as give a historical overview.
A look at how variable rates of return impact investors over time.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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 compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
The sandwich generation faces unique challenges. For many, meeting needs is a matter of finding a balance.
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.
An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?