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.
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
Are Alternative Investments Right for You?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Do Our Biases Affect Our Financial Choices?
Even the most seasoned investors have biases affecting their financial choices.
What Smart Investors Know
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
A good professional provides important guidance and insight through the years.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
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
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
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An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.
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When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.