General Investing

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Your investing goals are as unique as you are. Whether you're investing on your own or working with one of our Investment Consultants, we can help you create an investment plan, determine an appropriate asset mix for your needs and put it all into action.

Regardless of what you're investing for or how much experience you have, American Century Investments® is committed to providing you the tools, guidance and solutions to help you reach your goals.

Create and Manage Your Plan

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Create a Plan

Whether you're investing on your own or working with one of our experienced Investment Consultants, we suggest a three-step approach to creating your investment plan and putting it to work: define, design, execute.

Build Your Portfolio

Build Your Portfolio

Whether you like the convenience of having a portfolio that is managed for you, choose to build a diversified portfolio with our no-load mutual funds, or prefer the benefits of using a brokerage account to invest in a variety of investment types, you have choices.

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Manage Your Portfolio

After you've built your plan and a diversified portfolio, set up time to regularly review your investments. Our Investment Consultants can provide guidance on how to review, rebalance and refine your existing plans.

Market volatility can rattle even the most committed investors. Our Markets in Motion series can help you better understand market volatility.Markets in Motion Series

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Fundamental vs. Quantitative Investing–Same Goal, Different Process

You may be investing for retirement, a child’s education or building your portfolio for other dreams. To boost your knowledge, we break down two approaches to managing stock portfolios.

Trading One Risk for Another? Find the Right Balance

“Playing it safe” and cashing out isn’t always safer. Here’s how to balance the fear of losing money with missing a market rebound.

The Surprising Truth about Diversification

Diversification is often touted as the most important strategy in an investor's toolkit. But what is it? And what is it not?

    Diversification does not assure a profit nor does it protect against loss of principal.

    This material has been prepared for educational purposes only. It is not intended to provide, and should not be relied upon for, investment, accounting, legal or tax advice.