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, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
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.
How Stocks Work
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
The Business Cycle
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
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.
What’s the hottest table in economy town? Need a hint? Check the Personal Income and Spending Report
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.
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.
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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
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?”
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.