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The new tax law provides a few incentives for taking advantage of Roth IRAs and similar types of retirement accounts. It also preserves the contribution limits in effect prior to this year for both tax-deferred and aftertax accounts. Roth IRA conversions, however, can no longer...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why Guggenheim S&P 500® Equal Weight ETF (RSP) is his “Buy of the Week” for February 13, 2018, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter...

The return of downside volatility has exposed problems with perception and with certain exchange-traded products. On Tuesday, the front page of the Chicago Sun-Times declared, “Dow’s Historic Drop: 1,175-point plunge—its biggest one-day loss in history—puts the once-roaring...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why Helen of Troy Limited (HELE) is his “Sell of the Week” for February 7, 2018, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you the...

Feature Article » The Individual Investor’s Guide to the Top Mutual Funds 2018 by AAII Staff Our annual mutual fund guide provides information and performance statistics on nearly 1,600 funds on AAII.com.   Departments » Briefly Noted Current news items of interest...

Starting on Monday, industry regulator FINRA will require brokers to ask for a trusted contact when an individual investor opens an account or a firm is updating client information. A trusted contact is a person the brokerage firm can contact if financial exploitation is suspected....

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why Boise Cascade Co. (BCC) is his “Buy of the Week” for January 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...

Even with last weekend’s government shutdown, no agreed-upon budget and yet another debt ceiling increase needed, the major U.S. indexes continued to set record highs. While Mr. Market’s ongoing calm mood may seem paradoxical given what’s happening inside of the Beltway, one...

AAII Journal Editor Charles Rotblut explains to Chuck Jaffe why Huntington Bancshares Inc. (HBAN) is his “Buy of the Week” for January 23, 2018, on the MoneyLife Radio Program. MoneyLife is a daily personal finance show that sorts through the financial clutter to bring you...

“‘Melt Up’ Rally Propels Dow Above 26,000 as Fear Turns to Greed” proclaimed The Wall Street Journal this morning. The headline comes as optimism in our weekly sentiment survey is staying at an unusually high level. Even outside of the office, more people have been bringing...