Investing For Your Future 1: Basic Concepts and Investment Products

This 90-minute web conference will cover: a discussion on finding ways to discover money to invest; an explanation of how to calculate net worth; review of compound interest using “The Rule of 72;” discussion of the risk-reward relationship and risk tolerance; an explanation of basic investment terminology; explanation of the characteristics of stocks and bonds; discussion of common investment frauds and scams; a review of state and federal investor protection resources. This presentation is part 1 in a 2 part series. Investing For Your Future 2: Mutual Funds and Tax-Deferrred Investments will be presented March 14. Find out more about part 2 here:
1.5 CEUs will be awarded to AFC-credentialed participants.
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Barbara O'Neill

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