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.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
Bridging the Confidence Gap
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Investing with Your Heart
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
The Cycle of Investing
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Ever wonder what the real value of a financial advisor is? It’s not just added portfolio returns.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
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.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
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.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?