Viraj Desai
Senior Manager, Portfolio Construction, TD Ameritrade

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Stocks, Bonds, and Multi-Asset: Exploring Three Styles of Income Investing July 12, 2019 11:54 AM   |  

New to income investing? Learn about three approaches: dividends from equity holdings, interest from bonds and fixed-income securities, and income from a multi-asset portfolio. Each comes with its own potential benefits and risks.

5 min read  |  Bonds & Fixed Income
Is a Portfolio Focused on U.S. Assets Right for You? July 1, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

Many investors prefer a globally diverse strategy, but some find that a portfolio focused on U.S. stocks and assets is better for their situation. Consider your time horizon and risk tolerance as well as your long-term goals to determine which might be right for you.

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Socially Conscious Investing and Companies’ Internal Carbon Prices April 23, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Looking to invest in a greener future? Learn how companies’ internal carbon prices plus data transparency can help with socially conscious investing.

5 min read  |  Investment Guidance
How to Use Benchmarks to Measure Portfolio Performance April 2, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Investors can use benchmarks to help gauge how their portfolios are performing. Find an appropriate benchmark to compare to your portfolio and keep your investing goals in mind.

5 min read  |  Investment Guidance
Tax-Aware Mind-Set: Seeking a Strategic Portfolio Balance March 4, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Looking for a diversified portfolio that’s also tax efficient? Learn how the one-two punch of tax-free debt securities and tax-loss harvesting can help you pursue your goals.

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Value Stock Investments: Building a Durable Portfolio January 14, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Explore the importance of value investing in a volatile market and learn how to build a durable portfolio to help you weather the storm.

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Looking Beyond Allocation for a Well-Diversified Portfolio December 11, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

There’s more to portfolio diversification than stocks and bonds. Factors like market capitalization, international vs. domestic holdings, and sub-sector exposure all deserve consideration as you build a well-diversified portfolio.

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Money Smart: What Are Separately Managed Accounts? October 4, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

What are separately managed accounts (SMAs), and how do they work for investors?

5 min read  |  Investment Guidance
Building Your Stock Portfolio? Don't Overlook Mid-Caps October 2, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Discover what constitutes a mid-cap stock, and learn about investing in mid-cap stocks.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Riding Out Market Turbulence: Why Staying Invested Can Work Better Than Trying To Time The Market August 9, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

After a market drop, some investors might move their money to wait it out. Find out why staying invested may be a better approach than stock market timing.

4 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
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