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.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.
The New Wild West: Bitcoin
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.
A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
The Fed and How It Got That Way
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Ever wonder what the real value of a financial advisor is? It’s not just added portfolio returns.
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 questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
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.
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.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?