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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Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
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If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
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There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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Find out the value working with a mutual company and how you may be entitled to an added benefit of an annual dividend.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.