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.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
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Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
This helpful infographic will define bull and bear markets, as well as give a historical overview.
Learn the advantages of a Net Unrealized Appreciation strategy with this helpful article.
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
What does it take to be an accredited investor? Explore the details, & the types of investments offered to those who qualify.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
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.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
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 smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
Learn about the difference between bulls and bears—markets, that is!
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
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