This 90-minute web conference will cover: a discussion of the characteristics and types of mutual funds; mutual fund fees and other screening factors; characteristics of annuities and exchange-traded funds (EFTs); a review of sources of investment information; a discussion of benefits and types of tax-deferred investing; a discussion of how to invest with small dollar amounts. This presentation is part 2 in a 2 part series. Investing For Your Future 1: Basic Concepts and Investment Products will be presented on March 4.
A list of resources and research on this topic is available here: http://create.extension.org/sites/default/files/mutualfundsbackgrounder_0.pdf
View the slides from this presentation here: http://create.extension.org/sites/default/files/Investing2ppt.pdf or view in Slideshare here: http://www.slideshare.net/BarbaraONeill/investing-for-your-future-part-2-mutual-funds-and-taxdeferred-investments
•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
It is best to connect to the https://connectcol.dco.dod.mil/milfamlearningnetwork
However we are also streaming on a UStream channel http://www.ustream.tv/channel/milfamln
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