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.
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Emerging Market Opportunities
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Emotional vs. Strategic Decisions
Information vs. instinct. Are your choices based on evidence of emotion?
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?”
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Clearing up confusion from the economic downturn following COVID-19 and how it might affect your financial strategy.
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Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
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.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
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.
An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.
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