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.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
From Boats to Brokers
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Mutual Funds vs. ETFs
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
The Real Cost of a Vacation Home
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?