National Association of Investors Corporation

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National Association of Investors Corporation

A Michigan-based association that helps groups establish investment clubs.

National Association of Investors Corporation

An umbrella organization of thousands of local clubs across the United States that encourages successful investment practices among members. In particular, the NAIC encourages members to make long-term investments in companies with high growth potential. It runs educational and support programs for members. It was established in 1951 and is based in Michigan. It is also called BetterInvesting.

National Association of Investors Corporation (NAIC)

A nonprofit organization founded in 1951 to provide investment information, education, and support to investment clubs and individual investors. NAIC encourages a long-term approach to investing in growth companies.
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At the high point, investment clubs had more than 467,000 members nationwide, according to BetterInvesting of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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Called Investing in Your Future, this new education program is available for NEA members and their families thanks to a partnership with national non-profit group BetterInvesting. "Given the current climate surrounding Social Security and both private and public pension plans, such education programs are even more critical for our members," says NEA President Reg Weaver.
BetterInvesting Top 100 Index (BIXX) has reflected the portfolios of Main Street investors, which has gained 12.3 percent annually for the previous five years, versus annual growth of 12.4 percent for the Standard & Poor's 500 Equal-Weight Index, the company said.
The first 200 members to register receive a free, one-year subscription to BetterInvesting Magazine!
3 January 2013 - Through December 31 2013 the BetterInvesting Top 100 Index increased by 21% annually for the previous five years versus 23.3% for the Standard & Poor's 500 Equal-Weight Index based on a total return for both indexes in which dividends are reinvested officials of the investor-club organisation said.
For example, in addition to his individual portfolio, Johnson invests through, and is a director of, a club that's affiliated with BetterInvesting. The organization provides everything from a set of principles to stock selection tools (www.betterinvesting.org).
According to BetterInvesting's 2005 membership survey, the average investment club has a portfolio worth $97,441.
Ken Janke, chairman of BetterInvesting, a nonprofit organization committed to creating strategic long-term investors, agrees that focusing on the long term is key.