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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Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
Global and International Funds
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Mutual Funds vs. ETFs
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
Where Is the Market Headed?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
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Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Learn how to build a socially conscious investment portfolio and invest in your beliefs.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
Three important factors when it comes to your financial life.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
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
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.