11/24/2012 automatic update and SSG files are available

Posted on November 24, 2012 | Stock Investor Pro

Automatic update for Stock Investor Pro and SSG files as of 11/24/2012 are available.

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Upcoming Chapter Meeting: AAII Research Triangle

Posted on November 24, 2012 | Local Chapters

Date: Saturday, December 1, 2012
Topic: 2012 Christmas Party, and Undermining Investor Confidence: Corporate Ethics in the New Millennium
Speaker: John Moellering, Governors Club Speakers Resource Bureau

In his presentation, John will examine the genesis of the ethical crisis that has afflicted corporate America using Enron, HealthSouth, WorldCom, Tyco and others as examples. He will relate personal ethical dilemmas from the viewpoint of a corporate president and chief executive officer of a mid-sized company also looking at government legal and regulatory response and its impact.

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GADGET CORNER – Genius Traveler 9010LS Wireless Laser Mouse

Posted on November 23, 2012 | Computerized Investing

The Genius Traveler 9010LS Wireless Laser Mouse works on virtually any surface and uses AA or AAA batteries.

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Posted on November 22, 2012 | Computerized Investing

This “social magazine” aggregates news and social media streams on your Android phone or iOS device.

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Talk to Your Family About Your Finances

Posted on November 22, 2012 | Investor Update

It is very easy to lose sight of what you are investing for. With so much focus on how the market performed on a given day or whether a stock rose or fell, long-term goals are often ignored. But everybody is investing for a reason and with certain goals in mind, or at least with the intention to build or preserve wealth.

If you are spending this holiday weekend with family, particularly sons or daughters, consider taking the time to share your goals and your plans with them. If you are just spending it with your spouse or significant other, talk to them. Express why you are investing and what your long-term plans are. If those plans involve your family members, elaborate on your desires. If you would like to leave a donation to a charity or religious institution, express that as well. Talking now can help better ensure your desires are met in the future.

I realize that every family dynamic is different. My first job in finance was at a business valuation firm. Attorneys came to us with family businesses and assets that needed a professional valuation for estate planning purposes, divorce proceedings and inheritance disputes. I saw the impact that healthy and dysfunctional family relationships can have on wealth. This said, if you do have a healthy relationship with family members, talk to them about your finances and your investment goals.

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Adherence to Rules Helps Model Shadow Stock Portfolio’s Performance

Posted on November 22, 2012 | AAII Journal

Following a consistent, well-defined approach has helped the portfolio achieve an average return of 16.1% over the past 20 years. Plus, see the latest buys and sells.

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Posted on November 21, 2012 | Dividend Investing

Dividend Investing alert for the week ending 11/21/2012 updated.

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Posted on November 21, 2012 | Stock Superstars Report

Stock Superstars alert for the week ending 11/21/2012 updated.

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Sell of the week 11/21/2012

Posted on November 21, 2012 | Podcast

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Monster Beverage (MNST) is his “Sell of the Week” on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the information you need to lead the MoneyLife.

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CI Download of the Week

Posted on November 21, 2012 | Computerized Investing

Glary Utilities – Glarysoft’s Glary Utilities is a free all-in-one Windows PC cleaner that offers more than 20 tools to maximize a computer’s performance and speed.

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