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.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
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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.
Without your knowing, your investment portfolio could be off-kilter.
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A look at how variable rates of return impact investors over time.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
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.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Learn about the difference between bulls and bears—markets, that is!
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
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Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?