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One of the challenges of retirement planning is projecting how much money you will have in the future. For those of us who are many years away from retirement, this a big uncertainty. We can use various tools and calculators, but they often rely on us making assumptions. The assumptions...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why Facebook, Inc. (FB) is his “Buy of the Week” for April 18, 2018, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the information...

Ask most people how much a lottery ticket is worth and the most probable answers will be the price of the ticket, the value of the jackpot or simply: “Is it a winning ticket?” The value of a ticket for a forthcoming drawing is none of these. The reason for this is related to...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why Container Store Group Inc (TCS) is his “Buy of the Week” for April 11, 2018, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the information...

Lately, friends and acquaintances have been bringing up the stock market’s volatility in conversation. While it’s always possible for me to be an outlier, I suspect in this case that I’m not. The magnitude of the moves is one reason market volatility is a topic of conversation....

The April 2018 AAII Journal is Now Available Online.   Feature Article » Are You Spending Too Little in Retirement? by Meir Statman While mental tools and self-control are useful when saving, in retirement, they can stop us from spending on ourselves and family.   Financial...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why The Kraft Heinz Co. (KHC) is his “Sell of the Week” for April 3, 2018, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the information...

Performance chasing is common in investing. Not investing based on momentum strategies per se, but choosing funds, money managers and newsletters based on recent performance. Institutional investors (pensions, endowments, etc.) are as guilty as individual investors when it comes...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why Magellan Health (MGLN) is his “Buy of the Week” for March 27, 2018, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the information...

Last week’s commentary about how tolerance for risk changes with age prompted a few readers to respond. Most of the emails I received focused on defining what risk is. In the world of finance, risk has more than one definition. Risk questionnaires often try to assess a person’s...