Upcoming Chapter Meeting: AAII St. Louis Date: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 Topic: Retirement Investment Planning Speaker: Nick Simokaitis, Regional Planning Consultant, Fidelity Investments Nick Simokaitis will present a knowledgeable, informed discussion on topics related to retirement...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut Editor explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Golden Star Resources Ltd. (GSS) is his “Buy 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...

This week’s AAII Weekly Features has been updated. View this week’s Top AAII Articles, Featured Stock Screen and Member Question. Read more » ...

Date: Saturday, January 4, 2014 Topic: Best Internet Investment Sites 2014 Speaker: Don Gimpel, Chairman, AAII Los Angeles Chapter Strategic Investing Group Don Gimpel will demonstrate how to use the Internet as a fantastic investing resource. Highlights include following gurus...

Bond prices go up and down in response to two factors: changes in interest rates and changes in credit quality. Individual investors who purchase bonds tend to worry a lot about the safety of their money. Generally, however, they tie safety to credit considerations. Many individual...

Making tax avoidance your investment focus is a formula for investment disaster. But keeping your eye on aftertax returns is simply wise investing. For example, two funds have similar compound average annual five-year before-tax returns. A five-year period is probably long enough...

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) offer diversification benefits relative to stocks, with correlations decreasing over time. Read more ...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut Editor explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why H&R Block (HRB) 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...

Optimism among individual investors is near a three-year high according to the latest AAII Sentiment Survey. Pessimism, meanwhile, is near a two-year low. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices will rise over the next six months, jumped 7.6 percentage points to 55.1%....

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut Editor explains to Chuck Jaffe of MarketWatch why Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) is his “Buy 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...