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.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
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Bridging the Confidence Gap
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Without your knowing, your investment portfolio could be off-kilter.
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For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Information vs. instinct. Are your choices based on evidence of emotion?
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If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
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 calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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