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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TIPS for Inflation
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When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
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Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
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