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.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
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It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
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There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
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Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
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Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
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.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
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All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.