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.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
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What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Investment Challenges of the Affluent Investor
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
From Boats to Brokers
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
This is a good infographic to use, and reuse, whenever the benchmark interest rate goes up.
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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.
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Why have the markets been so volatile recently?
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
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What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
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