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.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.
Events on Wall Street
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Investing with Your Heart
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
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?”
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
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.
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
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
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
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.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.