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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.
It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Getting a Head Start on College Savings
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Bursting the Bubble
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
Consolidating financial accounts onto one platform can help you spell out a clearer financial future.
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.