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.
Learn about the difference between bulls and bears—markets, that is!
Should I Invest in Gold?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
Estimating the Cost of College
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Are Alternative Investments Right for You?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Learn about the rise of Impact Investing and how it may benefit you.
Is it possible to avoid loss? Not entirely, but you can attempt to manage risk.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Information vs. instinct. Are your choices based on evidence of emotion?
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
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.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.