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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There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
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.
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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
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Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
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What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.