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.
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A look at how variable rates of return impact investors over time.
Even the most seasoned investors have biases affecting their financial choices.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
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 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.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Learn about the difference between bulls and bears—markets, that is!
An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.