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.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
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For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
Net Unrealized Appreciation and how it affects tax responsibilities.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Learn about the difference between bulls and bears—markets, that is!
The sandwich generation faces unique challenges. For many, meeting needs is a matter of finding a balance.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”