The Cycle of Investing Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls. Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Message Thank you! Oops! Related Content Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle. Retirement Seen Through Your Eyes What's your vision of retirement? Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.