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.
From Boats to Brokers
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
Emerging Market Opportunities
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
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.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
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.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
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