Investing Basics

Creating an Investment Portfolio

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Asset Allocator
Your age, ability to tolerate risk and several other factors are used to calculate a desirable mix of stocks, bonds and cash.
Building an Investment Portfolio
When planning an investment strategy, you need to start with a strong foundation.
Common Types of Mutual Funds
This table explains some of the basic differences between equity and bond funds.
How aggressive should I be when I invest for retirement?
The right answer in your case will depend on a number of key factors.
How do I construct an investment portfolio that's right for me?
You should leave the construction of an investment portfolio to your professional investment advisor.
How long should I hang on to an investment?
Evaluating your investments once or twice a year will help you make that determination.
How much of my portfolio should I keep in stocks?
Most professional planners advise that if you are saving for retirement, the younger you are, the more money you should put in stocks.
How should I structure my retirement portfolio?
Your first step is to take advantage of tax-favored retirement savings tools.
Major Asset Classes
When determining how to diversify an investment portfolio, you should consider the variety of classes of investments.

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