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.
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.
Bridging the Confidence Gap
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
How Financial Professionals Are Compensated
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
When Markets React
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
What does it take to be an accredited investor? Explore the details, & the types of investments offered to those who qualify.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Learn the advantages of a Net Unrealized Appreciation strategy with this helpful article.
Three important factors when it comes to your financial life.
Net Unrealized Appreciation and how it affects tax responsibilities.
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”