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.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
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International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
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This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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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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