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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There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.
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Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
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Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
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Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
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This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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