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.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
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Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Even the most seasoned investors have biases affecting their financial choices.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
Is it possible to avoid loss? Not entirely, but you can attempt to manage risk.
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
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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.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
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