The Basics of Investing

A common piece of advice you’ve probably heard before is to “save and invest.” Saving is easy to understand but what...

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Understanding Risk with Investments

Few terms in personal finance are as important, or used as frequently, as "risk." Nevertheless, few terms are as...

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Monitoring Your Portfolio

While you probably already know you need to monitor your investment portfolio and update it periodically, the easy...

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Balancing Your Investment Choices with Asset Allocation

A chocolate cake. Pasta. A pancake. These items are very different, but they generally involve the same...

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Investing for Major Financial Goals

Investing without clear-cut financial goals can be a tricky—and risky—situation. Without a solid plan in place, you may...

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Six Keys to More Successful Investing

Being a successful investor seems easy in theory—you maximize gains and minimize losses. There can be no guarantee that...

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Investing as a Couple: Getting to Yes

In a perfect world, both halves of a couple share the same investment goals and agree on the best way to try to reach...

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Targeting Investment Goals

Setting investment goals means defining your dreams for the future. When you're setting goals, it's best to be as...

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Monitoring Your Portfolio

You already know you need to monitor your investment portfolio and update it periodically—but have you built a strategy...

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