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.
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Clearing up confusion from the economic downturn following COVID-19 and how it might affect your financial strategy.
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International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
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This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?