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.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.
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.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
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.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?