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.
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?”
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Bridging the Confidence Gap
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
This is a good infographic to use, and reuse, whenever the benchmark interest rate goes up.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Millennials can opt to follow a values-based investing strategy to invest their money in conscientious ways.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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?
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Find out the value working with a mutual company and how you may be entitled to an added benefit of an annual dividend.
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.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?