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.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Bursting the Bubble
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Congratulations — your business is profitable! Have you considered how much of those profits to reinvest in your business?
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Discover why we need to plan the future for future generations today.
Don't crash and burn in a market bubble, here are some ideas on how to build a solid investment portfolio.
The cost of college isn’t getting cheaper. Learn about some financial tools that can help you save.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.