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.
Have A Question About This Topic?
Learn more about women taking control of their finances with this infographic.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Information vs. instinct. Are your choices based on evidence of emotion?
Life happens fast, and your finances can take a backseat if you’re not careful. Is it time to check in with a financial professional? This infographic will help you examine your own financial situation and decide if it’s time to step up your financial game.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.