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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The Rule of 72
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Diversification, Patience, and Consistency
Three important factors when it comes to your financial life.
The Real Cost of a Vacation Home
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Learn how to build a socially conscious investment portfolio and invest in your beliefs.
Time and market performance may subtly and slowly imbalance your portfolio.
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This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
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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Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
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