MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid the economy's continued state of flux, Kamie Zaracki, CEO of BetterInvesting, and Doug Gerlach, president of ICLUBcentral, will help investors best position themselves for a profitable year of investing at The World MoneyShow Orlando, Jan. 30-Feb. 2 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center.
In her "Empowering Individual Investors" session at 2:15 p.m. on Jan. 31, Zaracki will discuss the keys to successful fundamental stock selection. In this introductory session, she'll provide the rationale for long-term investing in growth equities and how investors can successfully apply BetterInvesting principles. At 2 p.m. the next day, Zaracki will detail an impartial, third-party approach to selecting mutual funds in her "Making Money With Mutual Funds" session. She'll identify key principles for using funds in 401(k) plans and IRAs as well as rules for selecting winning mutual funds.
Gerlach will discuss small-cap stock investing in "Secrets of Small-Cap Investing" at 4 p.m. on Feb. 1, providing ideas for small-company stocks to help enhance portfolios. He'll also reveal the five rules of small-cap stock investing as well as outline common pitfalls to avoid in pinpointing small-company opportunities. At 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 2, Gerlach will teach attendees dividend analysis for growth stock investors. He'll cover concepts such as yield, the payout ratio and the importance of not chasing dividends in stock portfolios.
In his capacity as Editor-in-Chief of the Investor Advisory Service newsletter, Gerlach will also participate in a panel discussion of top-rated newsletter editors led by Mark Hulbert of the Hulbert Financial Digest. Along with Doug, the panel features some of the recipients of Hulbert's 2013 Newsletter Honor Roll, including Louis Navellier, Roger Conrad and James Lowell. The discussion will offer up ideas for 2013 and review common problems affecting individual investor performance in the market.
Zaracki and Gerlach will be among the more than 150 investing and trading experts at The World MoneyShow. For more information and to register free for the event, go to the event's website:
BetterInvesting is a national nonprofit organization that has been empowering individual investors since 1951. Founded in Detroit, the association (formerly known as National Association of Investors Corporation) was borne out of the conviction that anyone can become a successful long-term investor by following commonsense investing practices. BetterInvesting has helped more than 5 million people become better, more informed investors by providing webinars, in-person events, easy-to-use online tools for analyzing stocks and mutual funds, a monthly magazine and a community of volunteers and like-minded investors. For more information about BetterInvesting, visit its website at www.betterinvesting.org or call toll free (877) 275-6242.
ICLUBcentral Inc. develops quality tools for investors and investment clubs, including software products such as Toolkit 6, the StockCentral.com Web investing portal, and the market-beating Investor Advisory Service newsletter. ICLUBcentral, a for-profit subsidiary of nonprofit investment education association BetterInvesting, develops and market software products that focus on investment club accounting and partnership tax preparation, as well as stock analysis and stock screening for individual investors. For more information, visit www.iclub.com.