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, cracking the code on bonds.
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Inflation & Your Money
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Global and International Funds
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
Information vs. instinct. Are your choices based on evidence of emotion?
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
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.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?