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.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
When Markets React
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
Value vs. Growth Investing
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
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If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
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.
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
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.