AAII Survey: Why Retail Investors Sell Mutual Funds

Mutual fund turnover typically measures the replacement of holdings in a mutual fund and is commonly presented to investors as a percentage over a one year period. If a fund has 100% turnover, the fund replaces all of its holdings over a 12-month period. However, you may discover that your mutual fund turnover rate is much higher than you expected. The typical managed…

 

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…