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.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Are Alternative Investments Right for You?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
You Would Rather Be...
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Learn more about women taking control of their finances with this infographic.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
A look at how variable rates of return impact investors over time.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Even the most seasoned investors have biases affecting their financial choices.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
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.
An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
There are thousands of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?