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.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.
What Smart Investors Know
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The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt
China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?
Are Alternative Investments Right for You?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
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.
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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.