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.
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.
The Anatomy of an Index
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
What Smart Investors Know
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Without your knowing, your investment portfolio could be off-kilter.
This article allows those who support LGBTQ+ interests to explore the possibilities of Socially Responsible Investing.
Three important factors when it comes to your financial life.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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.
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
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
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.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.