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?
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Are You Ready for Your Portfolio to Make a Difference?
Learn about the rise of Impact Investing and how it may benefit you.
The Fed and How It Got That Way
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?
What do concerns or uncertainty about AI mean for your future and your financial strategy?
Time and market performance may subtly and slowly imbalance your portfolio.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
Information vs. instinct. Are your choices based on evidence of emotion?
Without your knowing, your investment portfolio could be off-kilter.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
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.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Learn about the difference between bulls and bears—markets, that is!
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
There are thousands of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?