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.
The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing
It’s easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
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Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.
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Should I Invest in Gold?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.
The Business CycleUnderstanding the economy’s cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
The Utility of Sector InvestingSuccessful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
The ABCs of Zero Coupon BondsUnderstanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard OfYou face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
Why Regular Rebalancing Makes SenseWithout your knowing, your investment portfolio could be off-kilter.
The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. PassiveIn investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”