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AAII offers membership benefits, investment education, research and tools to help you achieve your financial goals.

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Do-It-Yourself Stock Investor

What approaches to stock selection actually work? We've distilled landmark research studies and realworld results to show you the best approach to stock selection and how to identify winning stocks.
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Fund Investor

The success or failure of actively managed funds and ETFs are due primarily to the skills of the fund manager. Learn how to identify fund manager characteristics that can predict higher fund performance.
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Retired Investor

For retirees looking to protect their nest eggs from market volatility, research indicates that instead of reducing your exposure to stocks throughout retirement you would be better off increasing it.
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Oct 19, 2017
Investors Split on the Effect of Low Market Volatility
This week’s Sentiment Survey special question asked AAII members how the market’s lack of volatility this year has affected their sentiment toward stocks. Respondents were split. Approximately 44% described themselves as being cautious or feeling nervous about a forthcoming drop in stock prices. Many of these respondents do not expect the current low level of volatility […] Read more »

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AAII helps individual investors achieve their financial goals

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Invest Where You have an Edge

Following time-tested academic research, build and maintain a portfolio of small-cap value stocks where you have the advantage over institutional investors and high-frequency traders.

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Generate Investment Income, Even in a Down Market

Build a portfolio of dividend-paying stocks that offers downside protection in a bear market that will generate income whether the market goes up or down.

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Invest for the Long Term

Having a short-term investment mindset can lead you to take unnecessary risks. Develop a long-term investment approach and reduce the risk of market volatility.