The Unemotional Investor

It can be difficult to not get emotionally caught up in the ups and downs of the investment markets when it’s your money that’s on the line. If your investments are up, you might become overconfident. And if they drop, you might panic. The investment decisions you make when you’re overconfident or panicking may very well not be the best decisions...

A Beginner’s Guide To Investing in Stocks and Mutual Funds

You have a dream, but you’re not sure how to fulfill it. Whether you want a cozy retirement home, a classic automobile, or a secure retirement, investing in stocks and mutual funds can help you achieve your long-term goals. But, if you’re an inexperienced investor, the job can be intimidating. TRPC offers a Beginner’s Guide To Investment in...

Stock Investing: Are You Pickin’ Up Good Vibrations?

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could make wise decisions about whether to buy or sell a stock based on how you feel? In fact, emotion is the very last thing you want ruling your investing moves. Before you act on those “vibes,” remember that the best investment decisions come from a clear head and a rational mind. Here are some ideas that can help...

Asset Allocation: All for One and One for All

There was a time when workers stayed with the same employer until they retired. But today, working for one company is the exception rather than the rule. The fact is, you may have several different employers during your working years. And that might mean you’ll have more than one retirement account to keep track of. You may also have personal...

Rebalance Reminder

With everything you have to do, tending to your plan investments may take a back seat. But at least once a year, you should check your portfolio’s asset allocation. It may be time to rebalance your investments if your allocation percentages have shifted significantly. Why Is Rebalancing Important? It’s all about risk and potential reward. How you...

Rebalancing Your Portfolio: Put Troublemakers in Their Place!

Remember how it took only one really determined kid in grade school to disrupt the whole class? If the teacher didn’t nip that behavior in the bud, the unruliness escalated. And it didn’t take long for the situation to spiral completely out of control. Your investments can be a lot like that unruly kid. When one of them doesn’t “behave” the way...