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.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
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The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
Is it possible to avoid loss? Not entirely, but you can attempt to manage risk.
Time and market performance may subtly and slowly imbalance your portfolio.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
This helpful infographic will define bull and bear markets, as well as give a historical overview.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
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 questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.
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