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Maria Scott

author Image Maria Crawford Scott is the former editor of the AAII Journal.


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    An Interview With Donald Yacktman, President and Portfolio Manager, Yacktman Fund

    Feature: A search for profitable businesses with shares selling at a discount.

    October 1996 | Journal

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    Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Accounts

    Investment Research: The advantages of tax-deferral are strong & when compounded over long periods, they may overwhelm higher tax rates. When deciding on mutual fund allocation, put the highest pretax-returning fund in the tax-deferred account.

    October 1996 | Journal

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    How Are You Doing? Measuring and Monitoring an Investment Portfolio

    Portfolio Strategies Workshop: Evaluating your investment portfolio periodically involves measuring the components and the whole, as well as checking the allocation for rebalancing needs. A case study shows how to carry out these steps.

    October 1996 | Journal

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    An Interview With Thomas Hazuka, Portfolio Manager, Vanguard Asset Allocation

    Feature: An approach to adding value by allocating among asset classes.

    September 1996 | Journal

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    It's Quality That Counts: The Fisher Approach to Stock Investing

    Stock Analysis Workshop: Judging the qualitative factors of a growth company when selecting stocks: The Philip A. Fisher approach to investing.

    September 1996 | Journal

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    Approaching Retirement: The Transition From One Mix to Another

    Portfolio Strategies Workshop: How do you move from one asset mix to another? A case study on making the transition as you approach retirement.

    September 1996 | Journal

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    America's Capital Productivity

    Investment Research: The study is of more interest to economists & individual corporations, but investors in U.S. companies right now are getting the best return on investment dollars. Continued demand for good performance adds to bottom lines worldwide.

    August 1996 | Journal

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    Stock Return Probabilities

    Investment Research: The probability tables in the article present another way of looking at the risk/return equation for common stock investment. And once again, the study offers proof that stocks do indeed provide an inflation hedge over time.

    August 1996 | Journal

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    An Interview With Philip G. Condon, Portfolio Manager, Scudder High Yield Tax Free Fund

    Feature: A search for value and higher yields in the municipal bond market.

    August 1996 | Journal

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    Living off Retirement Savings in a World of Uncertain Return Patterns

    Uncertain returns year-to-year forces retirees to act conservatively. But there is more than one way of being conservative with your retirement portfolio.

    August 1996 | Journal

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    Saving and Investing to Meet the Expenses of Your Child's Education

    How do you start saving and investing for your child's college education? Examining a case study provides some guidance.

    August 1996 | Journal

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    Bad Timing and Long-Term Investing

    Investment Research: Good returns can still come out of bad timing decisions if an investor sticks to a long-term buy-and-hold investment program. The earlier an investor is in the market, the better.

    July 1996 | Journal

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    An Interview With Harold J. Levy, Portfolio Manager, First Eagle Fund of America

    Feature: A value approach that analyzes stock as if buying the business.

    July 1996 | Journal

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    CAN SLIM: A Growth Approach Using Technical and Fundamental Data

    Stock Analysis Workshop: William O'Neil's CAN SILM approach to stock selection combines fundamental and technical factors in a search for growth.

    July 1996 | Journal

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    Young Couples: Developing a Coordinated Approach to Savings

    Portfolio Strategies Workshop: Conflicts can arise when a couple realizes their separate retirement plans won't lead to a coherent strategy at retirement. Meshing plans into one approach.

    July 1996 | Journal