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?
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.
Events on Wall Street
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
Bridging the Confidence Gap
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Why have the markets been so volatile recently?
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
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.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.