AAII: The American Association of Individual Investors

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We are a nonprofit educator dedicated to increasing our members’ investing knowledge and returns

MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES:
  • 21 Unique and Valuable Member Benefits
  • Full AAII.com Site Access
  • Members-Only Model Portfolios
  • Subscription to Monthly AAII Journal
  • Stock Screens, Asset Allocation Guidance, Discussion Boards

All for a shockingly low price!
Plus You Get a 365-Day Money-Back Guarantee

Quotes & Testimonials


"...the cost to belong is a bargain."
–Forbes Magazine


"...AAII Journal helps investors show big profits"
–Chicago Tribune


"...While most newsletters by far fail to beat the market, AAII's returns are real."
–Los Angeles Daily News


"...When I finally discovered AAII online, it was like discovering a treasure map"
–M.P., Joliet, IL


"...the most valuable organization that I have ever joined."
–L.L., Cincinnati, OH

AAII Membership starts at ONLY $29

Join Today and you will gain investing insights,

ideas and 20 valuable benefits including:

FREE to Members
The Individual Investor's Guide to the Top Mutual Funds

This publication provides in-depth data on over 700 promising funds and discusses how to select the best funds for your own portfolio. Aptly described as “an indispensable mutual fund research tool,” the Top Funds Guide is one of our most popular benefi ts and it is provided free to AAII members each year.

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FREE to Members
The AAII Journal

Published 12 times a year, the Journal provides you with a continuing stream of insight and ideas that focus on how you can improve your investment results. The Journal doesn’t tout “Must Buy Lists” or speculative “Stock Tips,” but rather stresses hands-on participation in your financial future through education and understanding.

Unlike most magazines, the AAII Journal doesn’t contain advertising—our reporting is unbiased and educational. We are not beholden to anyone!

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FREE to Members
AAII.com Website

Join AAII and receive unlimited access to our comprehensive website. Beyond news, quotes and company snapshots, you'll profit from proprietary tools, services and discussion boards that you can't find anywhere else. Access continually updated AAII stock screens, model portfolios, investment mini-courses and extensive investment research. Forbes says, "Best articles ... best stock screens."

Please note – this small description doesn’t do justice to our website. It warehouses over 15 years of valuable articles and advice in a fully searchable format. Once you dig into the AAII.com website, you'll have a difficult time signing off!

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FREE to Members
AAII Model Portfolios

Our portfolios provide you with practical, hands-on investment education. Throughout the year we update you on the holdings, performance and investment strategy behind our teaching portfolios and provide you with an in-depth understanding of why these easy-to-follow portfolios continue to be so successful.

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FREE to Members
Stock Reports and Research

Through the cooperation of Standard & Poor’s, we have arranged for members to receive FREE S&P reports for a number of corporations. Beyond company-specifi c stock reports, you receive in-depth historical data covering popular S&P indexes and the overall stock market—information that is sure to prove valuable in assessing market trends.

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FREE to Members
Winning Stock Ideas

Our popular Stock Screens service, available on the AAII.com website, allows you to tap into the investment philosophies of promising investment professionals as well as see the resulting stock picks. With AAII.com Stock Screens, you can choose one of our 60 screening approaches to build a winning portfolio, or use our lists of “passing companies” as a starting point for doing your own further research.

Either way, the stock screens and investment ideas are virtually endless and the resulting performance is top- notch. In fact, over the last 10 years, 94% of our stock screens outpaced the overall market.

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FREE to Members
AAII Tax Strategy Guide

The guide is a simple tool that helps members keep up with ever-changing tax laws and diminish the bite of the tax collector. Published early each year, it includes last-minute reminders for the current tax year and an investor’s strategy guide for the coming tax year.

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Special Member Price
Investment Workshops

We regularly host an AAII Investor Conference at different locations around the country; educational sessions range from beginning to advanced and cover a wide range of investment topics. These programs are not free, but members are invited to attend at a very special low rate.

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Discounted & Free
Investment Study Programs

If you can’t travel, we have a variety of educational programs available to members. Our deeply discounted Home Study materials allow you to become a savvy investor at your own pace while sitting in your easy chair. Or, you can simply log in to the members-only areas of AAII.com and tap into our FREE online investor guides and classrooms.

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Free with a 4-year term or Life Membership
A Lifetime Strategy for Investing

Choose to make a long-term commitment to AAII, and we will reward you with this classic investment guidebook. Written by James Cloonan, chairman and founder of AAII, this guidebook is exclusively designed to help AAII members make smarter investment decisions. Kiplinger’s Personal Finance calls it “... a highly readable and sensible investment course all by itself.”

Thousands of AAII members have praised this guidebook—many telling us it has “changed their entire investment outlook for the better!” You’ll quickly discover how to outperform professional money managers and the market over the long run. And as you’d expect from AAII, choose a Lifetime membership and you’ll receive a brand-new release whenever the book is updated.

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FREE to Members
Investor Update Email

As an AAII member, every week you will receive our Email Update. This information-packed, but concise, email will keep you up-to-date on new developments in the investing world and alert you to upcoming market events.

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Local Chapter Membership

AAII has over 40 local chapters plus numerous special interest groups around the country. These groups meet regularly to listen to experts in different areas of investing and to discuss with each other the problems and opportunities facing today’s individual investor. Because of the commonality of interest, many life-long friendships have developed from AAII Chapter activities.

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Special Member Price
AAII Stock Investor Pro

This Windows-based software program, steeply discounted for members, provides the power and information you need to fi nd the best stocks for you. You get quarterly, monthly and weekly data – 2,000 pieces of data for over 7,000 stocks. The search and screening capabilities are mind-boggling. Not only can you screen stocks on virtually any combination of criteria, but we also have simulations that let you see the criteria that many of the most successful investors of all time use and the stocks they would select (Lynch, Graham, Buffett, O’Neil and more).

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FREE to Members
Guide to ETFs

AAII's comprehensive Guide to Exchange-Traded Funds covers 100% of the ETF universe and offers valuable performance data plus practical investing guidance. The guide is designed so you can quickly and concisely evaluate any of the 1,000+ ETFs that are currently available. Free to members, it's a must-own tool for anyone interested in ETFs.

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Special Member Price
AAII Dividend Investing

This service, steeply discounted for members, identifi es the best dividend investment opportunities by focusing in on a select universe of companies that have a solid outlook for both price appreciation and higher dividends in the future.

Looking for income? This AAII service will educate you on how to become a successful dividend investor and give you access to 24 hand-picked dividend-paying stocks.

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Available to Members
AAII Banking & Deposit Programs

These special programs are detailed in your New Member package. They are designed to give you banking fl exibility and returns that are siginifi cantly higher than the National Savings Average.

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Publication Discounts

We try to make your investment research and education a little cheaper by obtaining discounts on investment software and publications like The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and others.

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FREE to Members
Profitable Retirement Planning

Retirement can be a time of joy, but it can also be a time of challenge. Not only does your lifestyle change, but so do your sources of income. With AAII's "Profitable Retirement Planning" guide you'll no longer be guessing about your future, you'll have access to a valuable resource that can assist you throughout your planning years and well into retirement. This guide shows you how much you need to save for retirement, outlines your options and sources for retirement income and guides you through successful asset allocation during your retirement years. Whether you are in retirement or dreaming about retirement, this AAII members-only guide will get you moving in the right direction.

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Our Hidden Benefit
Unbiased Research

The value of the AAII Journal and all of our member benefits is enhanced by the internal research of our knowledgeable staff. We are constantly reviewing academic research to find insights into improving investment performance, and we work hard in sharing our results with the members of AAII.

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Our Member Dues Are Only $29

We've listed our exceptionally low cost to join as a benefit, and once you join we think you'll agree. A single insight gained from the AAII Journal, a local chapter meeting, or other program will repay the membership cost many times over. In fact, the publication discounts and other special benefits alone far exceed the dues. Plus, you risk nothing because all memberships are backed by our full, no-questions-asked, money-back guarantee.

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