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.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
The Business Cycle
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.