Overview: Investing can feel like a scary thing to dive into, especially if you have no idea where to start. Luckily, it's become easier than ever now to start investing, even with a few dollars and you just need to know a few key terms to get going.
In this workshop, you'll learn some investment basics to get you started, including some of the jargon that you'll see thrown around, as well as how to tie your investments to your goals, which types of investment products to consider, and how to actually read your investment statement.
What You'll Take Away:
— How to create a savings plan that includes investing regularly
— The basics of investing in the stock market, including stocks, bonds, ETF's, mutual funds, alternative investments, etc.
— The best companies/products to start investing with based on your individual needs, stomach for risk, and goals
— About your 401k/403b, pension plan, IRA, Roth IRA, SEP IRA, and where and how to open these accounts and how to invest with them
— How to read an investment statement
— about socially responsible investing