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.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
Have A Question About This Topic?
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Is it possible to avoid loss? Not entirely, but you can attempt to manage risk.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Net Unrealized Appreciation and how it affects tax responsibilities.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
The sandwich generation faces unique challenges. For many, meeting needs is a matter of finding a balance.