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.
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
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.
Clearing up confusion from the economic downturn following COVID-19 and how it might affect your financial strategy.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
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.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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.
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
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?