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.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.
What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
How Interest Rates Affect Everything
This is a good infographic to use, and reuse, whenever the benchmark interest rate goes up.
What Smart Investors Know
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
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Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
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Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
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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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.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.