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.
As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
Ever wonder what the real value of a financial advisor is? It’s not just added portfolio returns.
There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.