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.
Have A Question About This Topic?
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Even the most seasoned investors have biases affecting their financial choices.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Information vs. instinct. Are your choices based on evidence of emotion?
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
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.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
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.