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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.
Where Is the Market Headed?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
The Business Cycle
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
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.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
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.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.