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, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
Bursting the Bubble
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Diversification, Patience, and Consistency
Three important factors when it comes to your financial life.
Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Is it possible to avoid loss? Not entirely, but you can attempt to manage risk.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
This article allows those who support LGBTQ+ interests to explore the possibilities of Socially Responsible Investing.
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Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
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.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
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
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
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Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
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