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.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.
The Real Cost of a Vacation Home
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A Primer on Dividends
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
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Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
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Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
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
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.