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.
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.
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This helpful infographic will define bull and bear markets, as well as give a historical overview.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Learn about the rise of Impact Investing and how it may benefit you.
Without your knowing, your investment portfolio could be off-kilter.
Is it possible to avoid loss? Not entirely, but you can attempt to manage risk.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
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.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Learn about the difference between bulls and bears—markets, that is!
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.