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Maria Scott

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

Articles by this Author

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    Retirement Spending Rules: What Can Go Wrong?

    There are a number of approaches to determining how much savings a retiree can spend each year, but each has pitfalls. Recognizing the risks of your spending plan.

    July 1998 | Journal

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    An Interview With Edward Keely, Portfolio Manager, Founders Growth Fund

    Feature: A discussion with one fund manager who searches for growth among the large- and mid-caps stocks.

    July 1998 | Journal

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    Scary Scenarios: Can You Survive a Meltdown?

    Portfolio Strategies Workshop: No matter what the environment, someone is always predicting disaster. The question to address is: What´s the real risk I´m facing, and what´s the best way to reduce it?

    June 1998 | Journal

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    An Interview With William J. Stromberg, Portfolio Manager, T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth

    Feature: A focus on growing dividends at reasonable valuations.

    June 1998 | Journal

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    Re-Examining Risk Tolerance Using Worst-Case Scenarios

    Portfolio Strategies workshop: Major bull markets can cause asset allocation strategies to stray and investors to become overly complacent. Seeing how your portfolio would fare in the worst bear market.

    May 1998 | Journal

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    Investing in Technology: The Michael Murphy Approach

    Stock Analysis Workshop: Regarding technology as the growth driver of the U.S. economy, Murphy seeks to identify firms that are most likely to be the future leaders and buys when they are undervalued relative to their growth potential.

    May 1998 | Journal

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    An Interview With Howard Ward, Portfolio Manager, Gabelli Growth Fund

    Feature: An inside look at a mutual fund that focuses on long-term growth from firms with a competitive advantage.

    May 1998 | Journal

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    Beyond the Numbers: Getting to Know a Manager

    Mutual Funds Workshop: At some point you have to look beyond the performance statistics to see who made them happen, so you can form some kind of judgment about future performance.

    April 1998 | Journal

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    How to Calculate the Return on your Portfolio

    Porftolio Strategies Workshop: For portfolios with significant additions or withdrawals, determining the return can be complex, and the approach used depends in part on what you are trying to measure.

    April 1998 | Journal

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    An Interview With Wallace R. Weitz, Portfolio Manager, Weitz Series Value Fund

    Feature: Searching for sustainable growth at a discount using a businessman´s view of company value.

    April 1998 | Journal

  11. Portfolio Strategies »

    Keeping Track of Your Portfolio: What to Monitor and When

    Portfolio Strategies Workshop: Where to find the information you need to monitor your investment portfolio and its components.

    February 1998 | Journal

  12. Portfolio Manager Interview »

    An Interview With George Sauter and Chris Ryon, Portfolio Managers, Vanguard Tax-Managed Balanced Fund

    Feature: A balanced approach to investing while minimizing the tax consequences.

    February 1998 | Journal

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    The Warren Buffett Way: Investing From a Business Perspective

    Stock Analysis Workshop: How Warren Buffett looks at industry prospects and management ability to identify stock prospects.

    January 1998 | Journal

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    Establishing a Spending Account to Manage Income During Retirement

    The retirement spending account: How to obtain an annual income from a savings portfolio that is spread over several different accounts and asset classes.

    January 1998 | Journal

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    An Interview With David Lindsay, Portfolio Manager, Galaxy II U.S. Treasury Index Fund

    Feature: Tracking the government: A low-cost approach to investing in Treasuries.

    January 1998 | Journal