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Tougher for Brokers to Remove Complaints From BrokerCheck
Brokers can no longer use settlement agreements with clients to have complaints removed from a publicly available database.
Donald Sterling’s Lesson: Read the Estate Documents
Donald Sterling’s failure to fully read his trust documents contributed to him losing control of the Los Angeles Clippers.
September Editor’s Note
We are seeing a grand experiment play out as the American retirement system shifts from defined-benefit plans to defined-contribution plans. How are we faring?
Top AAII Articles
These 12 steps, which include forgetting the price paid for an investment, can drive emotions out of your investment decision process.
Weight your stock and bond allocations in accordance with the market if you want to take the risk incurred by the average investor.
Health care ETFs controlled the four top spots and six of the top 10. The only non-sector funds in the top 10 list invest in IPOs and spin-offs.
The notes listing the qualifying stocks for the Model Shadow Stock Portfolio and returns for both portfolios have been updated.
The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures members who are bullish, bearish, and neutral for the next six months.
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AAII Model Portfolios
Throughout the year, AAII updates you on the holdings, performance and investment strategy behind our research portfolios.
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Retirement Planning: Misconceptions About Life in Retirement
"Some people spend more time planning a two-week vacation than they do retirement planning."
Retirement is a passage from one lifestyle to another. One way to think of the term "retire" is by placing a hyphen between the 'e' and the 't' and creating a new term—re-tire: To put on new treads.
Those who take the voyage seriously and do the right kind of retirement planning usually have a smoother trip and more fun.
Discussions with seasoned retirees indicate that there are many myths and misconceptions about retirement. Often you will hear these myths stated as fact. Here are some of the most common ones.Read More »