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.
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An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.
All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Should I Invest in Gold?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Information vs. instinct. Are your choices based on evidence of emotion?
Without your knowing, your investment portfolio could be off-kilter.
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
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.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
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.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
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.
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Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
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All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.