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.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.
Can Election Results Predict the Market?
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
Alternative Investments - Going Mainstream
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?
The question used to be, “How low can interest rates go?” Now it's, “How long can rates remain at their historic low levels?”
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.