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?
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
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All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Best Performing Asset Classes
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
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The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
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Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
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 calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
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Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.