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.
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
The Rule of 72
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.
Inflation & Your Money
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
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 questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
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.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?