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2024Stockpicker's Contest

The 2024 BetterInvesting Maryland Chapter Stock Pickers Contest

The Contest Rules and Entry Form can be found here


Contest runs for 30 WEEKS... Jan. 27, 2024 - Aug. 24, 2024
Contestants receive ‘A MYTHICAL’ $50,000 to invest in 5 to 15 stocks.
2 Trading days to make changes to your portfolio..

 Each Maryland Chapter club or individual member is allowed one entry. To win, you and/or your club must be a member of Maryland Chapter throughout the contest period. Maryland Investment Clubs are defined as having one Maryland Chapter member of the club designated as the BI club contact. Many club members in the Maryland Chapter DO NOT have a club contact designated. If you are not sure who your club contact is contact the Maryland chapter (

12 or more entrants - 1st place $100; 2nd Place $50; 3rd Place $25
7 to 11 entrants - 1st Place $25
Must have at least 7 entrants for contest to run.
The 2024 BetterInvesting Maryland Chapter Stock Pickers Contest
The Contest Rules and Entry form will be posted on the Maryland Chapter’s web page in late December.

After contest starts Email the file to:

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Selecting a Brokerage Firm for Your Investment Club

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Joining or forming an investment club can be an exciting way to pool resources and make informed investment decisions as a group. One of the most crucial decisions an investment club needs to make is selecting the right brokerage firm. Sometimes even established clubs find they need to transfer their account to a different brokerage firm for various reasons. The brokerage firm you choose will play a significant role in the success of your investment club. This article will detail the steps an investment club should follow to select the most suitable brokerage firm.

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