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.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
Should I Invest in Gold?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
4 Reasons for the Return of Market Volatility
Why have the markets been so volatile recently?
16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
This is a good infographic to use, and reuse, whenever the benchmark interest rate goes up.
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?
What’s the connection between cars and financial management?
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.