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.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
A Look at Diversification
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
The Cycle of Investing
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
A look at how variable rates of return impact investors over time.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Learn how to build a socially conscious investment portfolio and invest in your beliefs.
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.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
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.