The AAII Journal

February 2004 Issue

Bonds »

Inflation Protection: I Savings Bonds

thumbnail for Inflation Protection: I Savings Bonds I Savings Bonds are a vehicle for protecting fixed-income investments against inflation. They are the newest and most attractive of the savings bonds.

 

Bonds »

TIPS for Inflation-Proofing Your Portfolio: A Guide to Inflation-Indexed Securities

thumbnail for TIPS for Inflation-Proofing Your Portfolio: A Guide to Inflation-Indexed Securities Treasury Inflation-Indexed Securities--TIPS--were introduced in 1997, and designed so that principal and interest payments would be protected against inflation. Are these right for you? A look at TIPS, TIPS funds, and I savings bonds.

 

Bonds »

TIPS for Inflation-Proofing Your Portfolio: A Guide to Inflation-Indexed Securities

thumbnail for TIPS for Inflation-Proofing Your Portfolio: A Guide to Inflation-Indexed Securities Treasury Inflation-Indexed Securities (TIPS) were introduced in 1997, and designed so that principal and interest payments would be protected against inflation. Are these right for you? A look at TIPS, TIPS funds, and I savings bonds.

 

Broker Guide 2004 »

Cut Your Costs With AAII's Discount Broker Survey 2004

Investment costs can grow quickly and get out of hand. But you can trim them back with the help of AAII's annual survey of discount broker firms.

 

AAII Model Portfolios »

Why Well-Designed Portfolios Don't Depend on Cap Size and Style Categories

thumbnail for Why Well-Designed Portfolios Don't Depend on Cap Size and Style Categories A look at the Individual Investor's Mutual Fund Portfolio--how it performed and its investment characteristics.

 

Hot Links »

How to Check Out a Broker

thumbnail for How to Check Out a Broker Where can you get background information and ratings on discount brokers? Visit these Web sites to check a broker's disciplinary history or see what others think of a broker's services.

 

Stock Screens »

The Zweig Approach: Growth Stocks That Can Keep Pace

thumbnail for The Zweig Approach: Growth Stocks That Can Keep Pace A closer look at our top-performing screen over the long term, based on Martin Zweig's approach to identifying stocks that have strong earnings growth and price action, and selling at reasonable price-earnings ratios.

 

Portfolio Strategies »

Retiree Stock Allocation Recommendations: Do You Fit the "Mold"?

thumbnail for Retiree Stock Allocation Recommendations: Do You Fit the How much of your portfolio should be invested in stocks if you are living off of your retirement savings? A look at where the professional advisors agree and disagree concerning the "typical" investor.

 
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