AAII’s Most-Read Articles for October 2016


Here are the Top 10 articles from AAII.com for October 2016 (based on unique page views):

Retirement planning requires a clear-eyed analysis of future needs and income, but many individuals view retirement through rose-colored glasses. Here are some of the most common myths and how you can bring reality into focus.

Everyone wants to keep a pulse on the economy, but no one wants to wade through the massive volume of statistics. A look at the top 10 economic indicators can help you narrow your focus.

AAII Journal editor Charles Rotblut’s interview with John Bogle, in which he discusses how investors commonly put too much emphasis on past performance. Plus, he offers his views on high-frequency trading.

Suggestions on how to avoid common mistakes and gain control of finances following (and even before) the death of a spouse.

Diversifying a portfolio among four primary asset classes allows for large withdrawals to be taken throughout retirement.

Cognitive impairment afflicts approximately half of all 80-year-olds. However, there are steps investors can take to protect themselves financially.

Starting a bond ladder creates income now and produces cash flow that can be used to reinvest if and when interest rates do rise.

Computerized Investing Exclusive: Using the Solver function in Excel to test scenarios that minimize risk or maximize return in a multi-asset portfolio.

The various dividend terms all have important implications for your portfolio.

The question every investor wants to know is: How well am I doing? Although some people are satisfied simply watching the dollars grow, most investors want that translated into a performance figure. A look at two methods for calculating your portfolio’s return.

These informative articles are just a sample of the benefits to being an AAII member. To start becoming an effective manager of your own assets, consider a risk-free 30-day Trial AAII Membership.


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