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.
When Markets React
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
Estimating the Cost of College
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Finding the Balance
The sandwich generation faces unique challenges. For many, meeting needs is a matter of finding a balance.
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Learn about the rise of Impact Investing and how it may benefit you.
Time and market performance may subtly and slowly imbalance your portfolio.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Learn about the difference between bulls and bears—markets, that is!
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
There are thousands of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”