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?
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.
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?”
Types of Stock Market Analysis
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
Should I Invest in Gold?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?