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.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
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Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
A look at how variable rates of return impact investors over time.
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Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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.
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There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
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