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.
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Should I Invest In REITs?
Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?
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China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?
The Good Ship IPO
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
The cost of college isn’t getting cheaper. Learn about some financial tools that can help you save.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
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 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
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
The question used to be, “How low can interest rates go?” Now it's, “How long can rates remain at their historic low levels?”
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?