A Do-It-Yourself Approach to Target Date Retirement Investing

This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles: How Much Should You Have in Equities Until Retirement? For many retirees, running out of money is their biggest worry during their retirement years, ranking above terminal illness or even death. Unfortunately, many of the popular asset allocation strategies suggest going overly conservative once you…

 

Beating the Street With Shareholder Yield

This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles: Beating the Street With Shareholder Yield Companies with meaningful dividend yields and growing dividends often represent undervalued investment opportunities, with the added bonus that the dividend yield often serves as some protection against price declines. Companies can also repurchase outstanding shares. When a company reduces…

 

Retail Investors Have Mixed Opinions on Fixed-Income “Bubble”

Since the financial crisis of 2008, central banks around the globe have been working to jumpstart economies and stock markets. The main tool has been “quantitative easing” or QE–a monetary policy of purchasing government securities or other securities from the market in order to lower interest rates and increase the money supply. While the US…