Top AAII Articles

  • Hildy Richelson and Stan Richelson

    Hildy Richelson and Stan Richelson

    Advocating the Paycheck Strategy for Lifetime Investing

    The Paycheck Strategy for Lifetime Investing focuses on buying individual bonds that pay current interest for a retiree's cash flow. Creating a predictable cash flow will enable you to focus on enjoying your retirement without worrying about movements in the market.

  • Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz

    Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz

    From Saver to Spender: Managing Your Money in Retirement

    The Schwab Center for Financial Research has come up with nine guidelines to help you reduce your financial stress and give you the upper hand as you move into retirement.

  • Computerized Investing

    Computerized Investing

    NewRetirement: A Holistic Approach to Retirement Planning

    NewRetirement is an online retirement planning service that helps investors see how well-prepared they are for retirement.

  • AAII Blog

    AAII Blog

    Don't Underestimate Equities in Retirement

    Many retirees believe that they can live off of the interest from their investments while preserving principal. But it is virtually impossible today in light of increasing life expectancies and the backdrop of ultra-low rates. That is why retirees should consider boosting their allocations to equities.

AAII Member Question

Previous Week’s Results
How much of an impact does the trend in consensus earnings estimates or upward and downward earnings revisions have on your decision to buy or sell a stock?
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Significant impact : 19% - Votes: 230

I do not invest in individual stocks : 12% - Votes: 140



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AAII Member Question How confident are you that you (and your spouse) will have enough money to live comfortably throughout your retirement?


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The AAII Investor Sentiment Survey measures members who are bullish, bearish, and neutral for the next six months.

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(as of 8/24/2016)
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AAII Model Portfolios

Throughout the year, AAII updates you on the holdings, performance and investment strategy behind our research portfolios.

Model Portfolio
(For Members Only)
Annualized Return
3-Year Return 5-Year Return 10-Year Return
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Fund 7.6% 9.7% 6.6%
Data as of 7/31/2016.

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AAII Stock Screens

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Oberweis Octagon
42.9%

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AAII Local Chapters offer investment education to members in a "person to person" social setting located in your own community.

Recent meetings have included:

"Nest-Egg Survival: Investing and Spending in Retirement"
Maria Crawford Scott, Former editor, AAII Journal
"Today's Investment Outlook"
Sam Stovall, Chief investment strategist, S&P Equity Research Services

"The Importance of Tax Diversification: What You Need to Know"
Christine Fahlund, senior financial planner, T. Rowe Price, Inc.


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