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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$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
The Big Picture–Yellen Walks Steady Line
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The Business Cycle
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
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Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
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