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Five Situations When a Revocable Trust Can Help
A revocable trust can help ensure a person’s wishes are carried out and not impacted by probate, second marriages or incapacity.
Conference Calls: No or Few Questions Are Costly
Stock price performance is lower for companies who receive few or no questions from analysts during a conference call.
Market Barometers: A Look at Stock Indexes and How They Work
An index’s construction and its weighting system impacts the type of information it conveys about its holdings.
Top AAII Articles
The notes listing the qualifying stocks for the Model Shadow Stock Portfolio and returns for both portfolios have been updated.
Detailed return information and data on 446 ETFs and ETNs, including an overview of the current trends in the ETF industry.
Active ETF proponents may be close to getting the good news they’ve been waiting for.
Smart beta strategies differ from traditional market-capitalization-weighted indexes by taking advantage of value and small-company outperformance.
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 »