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: https://learn.extension.org/events/932

A list of resources and research about this topic is available here: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B0mRnKEsTcetT3pKZEJDTy1OSE0/edit?usp=sharing
•To connect to this webinar, which is hosted by DoD, you must install security certificates if you are not on a military installation. Instructions for can be found: http://blogs.extension.org/militaryfamilies/files/2012/06/DoCCertificate.pdf

We are testing a Ustream session today for this webinar. If you cannot get on the DCO/DoD system you can watch on our Ustream channel. http://www.ustream.tv/new/search?q=milfamln

Resources shared during this webinar are available here: http://blogs.extension.org/militaryfamilies/2013/03/05/resources-from-investing-webinar/

View this presentation in Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/BarbaraONeill/investing-for-your-future-1-basic-concepts-and-investment-products-16924963

Presenters

Barbara O'Neill

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