The AAII Pittsburgh Chapter presents...

How to Avoid Bear Markets and Catch the Bulls

    Discussed by:

    Ian Abbott

    Owner, Abacus Financial Services

Many people lost significant amounts of their retirement nest eggs when the market dropped 40% in 2008. Despite what Chairman Bernanke and other financial experts claimed, the problem was neither “contained” nor “unforeseen” and, as in the 1930s, was not due to a single event. Instead, the crisis followed a chain reaction of crashes and mini-crashes that extended for more than a decade.Are we now standing at a similar precipice, the brink of another collapse? Can you afford to watch the market disintegrate without a plan to protect your assets from such events? Trusting your security to luck or inaccurate forecasts won’t solve the problem. This presentation will show you how to take action.

Attend This Meeting and Learn...
What caused the 2008 meltdown
Nine specific indicators—free online—that can warn you before the next market collapse
The important distinction between financial salesmen and fiduciary advisors

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
7:00 p.m.    Registration/Social
7:30-9:00 p.m.    Program
Comfort Inn Conference Center
699 Rodi Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
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In Advance (by 9/13), Everyone, $10/person
At the Door space permitting, Everyone, $14/person
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No Refunds.

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All SIG meetings are held at the Comfort Inn Pittsburgh East, except where noted below. See the chapter website at for upcoming dates and topics.

IBD SIG (held at Panera Miracle Mile)
Brett Pechersky,
Start time: 7:00 p.m., Thursdays, August 28, September 25, October 23

Rational Investing SIG
Herb Geissler,
Start time: 7:00 p.m., Thursday, November 13

Seeking Value SIG (held at Sewickley Library)
Larry Coudriet,
Start time: 7:00 p.m., dates to be announced.

Technical Analysis/MetaStock SIG
Buck Gray,
Start time: 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 1

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