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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There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.
Should I Invest in Gold?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
The Rule of 72
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.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.