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.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
You Would Rather Be...
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
The Rule of 72
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.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
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.
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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.