We’re all still adjusting to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the new tax plan that overhauled tax brackets for individuals as well as many standard deductions and exemptions.
Make 2019 the year you learn to understand and manage your risk tolerance.
The beginning of a new year is an ideal time to evaluate your investment portfolio. Make time these first few weeks of 2019 to first review your long-term goals, which can be anything from finally tackling debt or building your emergency fund to stashing away money for retirement.
As the close of 2018 quickly approaches, investor’s should start thinking ahead, reviewing and taking advantage of tax saving strategies. Here are three important tips that will help investor’s manage tax consequences, while helping to better manage their investment portfolio(s).
One important benefit of using a portfolio management and investment record keeping system is the ability to utilize and access information for improved year-end decision making, including useful tax planning, monitoring and reporting tools.
Mutual funds are professionally managed investment groups that pool together money from individual investors.
This money is used to purchase stocks, bonds and other tradable financial assets that can generate capital gains and income for the fund participants. Each collection of securities is called an investment portfolio.
If you want to take advantage of the compounding effect of income producing investments, then a solid dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP) may be suitable for your needs.
Since the practice of successful portfolio management never stops, requiring consistent attention, investment software will improve that process. Since 1985 QUANT IX SOFTWARE has developed desktop-based secure software to help investors do a better job managing their investment portfolios…
Craig L. Israelsen, Ph.D.
There are two engines of growth in an investment portfolio: (1) the contributions made by the investor, and (2) the rate of return generated by the portfolio itself. The question is this: which has the greater impact? The answer is based on your age…
When investors construct their portfolio, it is vital they also develop a suitable rebalancing strategy. Rebalancing refers to adjusting the current allocations of the investments in a portfolio.
As an investor, it’s important to understand the relations between risk and returns. Some investments come with a quick return ‘promise’ while other investments may lead to a larger risk. Make sure you are aware of how to evaluate your risk appetite.