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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.
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A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Ever wonder what the real value of a financial advisor is? It’s not just added portfolio returns.
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 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.
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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.