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?
Have A Question About This Topic?
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Information vs. instinct. Are your choices based on evidence of emotion?
There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The sandwich generation faces unique challenges. For many, meeting needs is a matter of finding a balance.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?