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.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
The Cycle of Investing
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
A Primer on Dividends
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
The Business Cycle
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.