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.
The question used to be, “How low can interest rates go?” Now it's, “How long can rates remain at their historic low levels?”
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.
Should I Invest In REITs?
Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
The Cycle of Investing
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
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 questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”