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AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why Deckers Outdoor Corp. (DECK) is his “Buy of the Week” for November 13, 2018, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the...

The biggest risk any investor faces is running out of money. From the standpoint of retirement savings, this is known as longevity risk. It is the risk of living longer than your savings can support you. Longevity risk is why millennials are encouraged to put most of their savings...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why Genomic Health, Inc. (GHDX) is his “Buy of the Week” for November 6, 2018, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the information...

The potential of losing money by investing in the stock market has become front and center over the past several weeks. The decline in the S&P 500 index and the bigger drops in other indexes and stocks has drawn attention. It has also led to the usual chatter about what the...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why BlackRock, Inc. (BLK)  is his “Buy of the Week” for October 30, 2018, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the information...

A year ago, I wrote about why I favored corporate bonds instead of government bonds. I revisited the subject this week after doing my semiannual review of my workplace retirement savings account. One of the funds I hold in my 403(b) account is the Vanguard Intermediate-Term Investment-Grade...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut spoke to Chuck Jaffe about why there is an argument to be made for buying a single Mega Millions lottery ticket. Charles explained how the expected value of a ticket is now above its $2 cost and why the eventual winner should opt for the cash...

As a follow-up to last week’s commentary about the recent bout of downside volatility and how many stocks are performing worse than the major indexes, I want to discuss strategies this week. Specifically, actionable steps you can take between now and the end of the year. None...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut and Chuck Jaffe discussed managing the tax implications when an all-cash acquisition offer is made for a stock recently purchased on the MoneyLife Radio Program. Charles uses Esterline Technologies Corp. (ESL) as an example, which, last week,...

Yesterday’s 3.29% decline in the S&P 500 index was the biggest such move since February. Yet it only put the S&P 500 a mere 4.9% below its record closing high. If it felt like the drop was worse, there are two big reasons why. The first is the relative headline calm we’ve...