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 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...

  Depending on who you ask, the near-record-low interest rates of the last decade have either been a blessing or a curse. If you are a borrower, for things such as mortgages, car loans, credit card debt, etc., the low rates have been good. If you are a saver, however, the low...

 Competition is usually associated with lower prices. The exact opposite pattern is occurring within the mutual fund industry. Expense ratios for U.S. domestic equity funds operating in more competitive market segments “charge significantly higher annual expense ratios than...

    COVER ARTICLE: Beyond the Index Card: Implementing the Advice of the Financial Experts By Harold Pollack , Charles Rotblut, CFA The story behind Pollack’s index card, which contains the best financial advice individuals need, and the lesson’s he’s learned.     IN...

 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...

 Last month’s Asset Allocation Survey special question asked AAII members if they think they personally are overweighting or underweighting stocks relative to their age. Three-fifths of respondents (60%) describe themselves as being overweight in stocks. Among the reasons...

 Exposure among individual investors to fixed-income assets is at its lowest level in more than a decade. The October AAII Asset Allocation Survey also shows a drop in equity exposure and an increase in cash allocations. Stock and stock fund allocations declined by 0.4 percentage...

 This week’s Sentiment Survey special question asked AAII members what actions they have taken, if any, in response to the increased volatility that the market has experienced since late September. Approximately 37% of respondents did not take any actions, with several describing...

 Optimism among individual investors about the short-term direction of stock prices rebounded strongly but continues to stay below average. The latest AAII Sentiment Survey also shows drops in neutral and bearish sentiment. Bullish sentiment, expectations that stock prices...

 This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles:   Using Beneficiary-Directed Trusts to Protect Your Heirs Beneficiary-directed trusts can protect a beneficiary from losing inherited trust assets to creditors, claimants and...