Top AAII Articles

  • Charles Rotblut, CFA

    Charles Rotblut, CFA

    How to Read a 10-K Filing

    This annual report, required by the SEC, offers insight into a company’s business and the potential risks shareholders may face.

  • Stan Haithcock

    Stan Haithcock

    Using Annuities for Long-Term Health Care

    Long-term care annuities, confinement care raiders and Medicare-compliant annuities can help cover the costs of long-term care.

  • Ken Fisher

    Ken Fisher

    Being a Contrarian Means Thinking Differently

    Contrarians don’t take the opposite view of the consensus, but think differently, act independently and question assumptions.

  • Aswath Damodaran

    Aswath Damodaran

    Valuing Young Growth Companies

    Valuations for growth companies with limited histories can be performed with this six-step method, but it requires making assumptions about the future.

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