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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Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Bridging the Confidence Gap
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
This is a good infographic to use, and reuse, whenever the benchmark interest rate goes up.
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Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.