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.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
Have A Question About This Topic?
Learn how to build a socially conscious investment portfolio and invest in your beliefs.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
The recent market drop is an important reminder of why it's important to take a long-term view.
Clearing up confusion from the economic downturn following COVID-19 and how it might affect your financial strategy.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
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.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
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.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.