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.
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The Rule of 72
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Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.
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.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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