Changes to Social Security Claiming Strategies

This week’s AAII Weekly Features highlight these valuable AAII articles: The Changes to Social Security Claiming Strategies: Couples will no longer be able to use file and suspend and restricted applications, increasing the importance of considering each spouse’s longevity. The Mathematics of Retirement Portfolios: The amount saved, the allocation followed and the withdrawal rate chosen…

 

AAII Stock Screens 2015 Review: Small-Cap Wins During a Large-Cap Year

This week’s AAII Weekly Features highlight these valuable AAII articles: AAII Stock Screens 2015 Review: Small-Cap Wins During a Large-Cap Year: In a year dominated by large-cap stocks, a small-cap approach broke through to lead the pack. Revised Guidance on Following the Model Shadow Stock Portfolio: Changes have been made to the average daily dollar volume requirement…

 

Now Is A Good Time to Consider Year-End Tax Moves

With about five weeks left to go in 2015, now is a good time to give your tax situation a review. You will have enough time to take any desired action if you analyze your taxes now. You’ll also have the ability to start planning for 2016. A good place to start is to look…

 

Small-Cap Stock Trends

Investing is not always easy. A great deal of evidence supports the notion that over the long term, stocks of smaller companies tend to have greater returns than those of larger companies. To realize those higher long-term gains, however, you have to be willing to expect some periods of underperformance. You also have to be…

 

AAII Weekly Features: Finding Bargains Among Stocks With Falling Prices

This week’s AAII Weekly Features highlight these valuable AAII articles: The Model Shadow Stock Portfolio’s Long-Term Performance Understanding What Bond Market Liquidity Means for Your Portfolio Using Rational Value to Judge a Stock’s Worth Finding Bargains Among Stocks With Falling Stock Prices The featured AAII stock screen this week is the Zweig approach. Our Member…