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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From Boats to Brokers
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
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If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
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There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
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Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.