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.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
The Real Cost of a Vacation Home
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Four Really Good Reasons to Invest
There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?
The Good Ship IPO
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Why have the markets been so volatile recently?
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 questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.