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Asset allocation and your portfolio

See how to determine a target allocation that meets your investment goals and risk tolerance.Footnote 1

Market Decode: How bonds work — and what they can do for you

Investing in bonds can help create a more balanced portfolio by adding diversification. Discover more about how bonds work and the potential benefits of the different types of bonds.

Market Decode: Balancing risk and reward with asset allocation

Senior investment strategist Marci McGregor explains how asset allocation can help you find the right mix of stocks, bonds and cash to match your risk tolerance — especially when the markets get volatile

General investing

Understanding asset classes

See how different categories of investments, called asset classes, play an important role in your investing strategy.

Rollover choices

When you leave your job, you have many choices of what to do with your retirement plan.Footnote 3

Rebalancing your portfolio

Learn about different ways to adjust your investments to stay aligned with your objectives.

Asset allocation and your portfolio

See how to determine a target allocation that meets your investment goals and risk tolerance.

Investment risk

Find out what risks are associated with stocks, bonds and cash equivalents.

Coping with volatility

Discover different strategies to help you minimize the effects of volatility on your portfolio.
 

Investment choices

Investing in mutual funds

What do mutual funds invest in and how are they traded? Get the answers to these and other common questions.

Bond categories

Learn about the different types of bonds and how they might work in your portfolio.
 

Markets & economy

Market Decode: How bonds work — and what they can do for you

Investing in bonds can help create a more balanced portfolio by adding diversification. Discover more about how bonds work and the potential benefits of the different types of bonds.

Market Decode: Is impact investing right for you?

Ways you can combine a desire to have a positive impact in the world with investing for your future.

Market Decode: Volatility is not a roller coaster. Here's why.

When the stock market gets volatile, it can feel like you're on a roller coaster. Having a long-term investment plan that balances your risks, goals and time horizons can help you to ride out the inevitable ups and downs.
 

Retirement / personal finance / college

Retirement savings: The big difference a little bit extra could make

See how increasing your retirement account contribution by just a little could potentially boost your account balance over time.

Savings strategies

A systematic saving strategy is key to pursuing your financial goals. Discover tips that may help you save more.
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Footnote 1 Asset allocation, diversification and (auto-) rebalancing do not ensure a profit or protect against loss in declining markets.

Footnote 2 This material should be regarded as general information on healthcare considerations and is not intended to provide specific healthcare advice. If you have questions regarding your particular situation, please contact your legal or tax advisor.

Footnote 3 You have choices for what to do with your employer sponsored retirement plan accounts. Depending on your financial circumstances, needs and goals, you may choose to rollover to an IRA or convert to a Roth IRA, rollover an employer sponsored plan from a prior employer to an employer sponsored plan at your new employer, take a distribution, or leave the account where it is. Each choice may offer different investment options and services, fees and expenses, withdrawal options, required minimum distributions, tax treatment, and provide different protection from creditors and legal judgments. These are complex choices and should be considered with care. Visit merrilledge.com/rollover or call a Merrill Edge® rollover specialist at 888.637.3343 for additional information about your choices.

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