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.
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Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
Can Election Results Predict the Market?
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
Estimating the Cost of College
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
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.
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Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
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$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
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With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.