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.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.
The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
A Decision Not Made Is Still a Decision
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
Where Is the Market Headed?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
What’s the connection between cars and financial management?
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?