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.
Bridging the Confidence Gap
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
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Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
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Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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