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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There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.
Bridging the Confidence Gap
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
The Cycle of Investing
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
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.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
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
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
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Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.