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Asset allocation refers to dividing your investments among different assets such as stocks, bonds, and cash equivalents. Find asset allocation models and theories here.
This section covers investment strategies for retirement and retirement planning, including common plans such as 401(k)s, and Traditional and Roth IRAs.
An asset class is a group of similar investment vehicles based on similar financial structures.
Stocks or equities are shares of ownership issued by publicly-traded companies. Equities can be subdivided by market capitalization, industry, or dividend structure.
Bonds, or fixed-income instruments, are investments in debt securities that pay a rate of return in the form of interest payments.
Alternative assets refer to financial assets that do not fall into one of the conventional investment categories such as stocks, bonds, and currencies. Alternative investments can strengthen and diversify traditional portfolios by seeking returns independent from equity and bond markets.
Mutual funds are investment strategies that allow you to pool your money together with other investors to purchase a portfolio of stocks, bonds, or other securities.
An ETF is a collection of hundreds or thousands of stocks or bonds, managed by experts, in a single fund that trades on major stock exchanges.