Know how to use IRAs and 401Ks to save for retirement.
Maintain a stable and conservative portfolio without spending more than an average of an hour a month.
Understand how to safely pursue even higher investment returns if they're willing to take additional risk.
Save more money or make extra cash to increase their investment savings.
An open mind and the willingness to take an unconventional approach to investing.
A curiosity that extends beyond the classroom.
Basic technical skills (if you can use Udemy and Facebook, you should be fine.)
Some money to invest.
Today, more information about investing is available than ever before at a click of a button. Yet, investors are more scared and confused about the future than ever before. If you read or watch the financial news, you'll find pundits debating with each other over what the future holds; one pundits will tell you the market will crash and another will tell you the DOW will triple in the next few years.
YIKES! Most of us are suffering from abundance of misleading information about finance and investing, and end up turning to financial advisors to take over our investing. The truth is, most financial advisors charge high fees, put your money into expensive mutual funds, and end up underperforming the market year after year. I don't blame you; Wall Street makes investing seem like rocket science in order to get you to delegate your investing to their (mostly) mediocre advisors and brokers.
Join my course and simplify your investing today and learn the secrets that Wall Street does not want you to know about!
Who this course is for:
People looking to invest their money for the long run.
People who would rather take charge of their investing than delegate it all to an advisor or portfolio manager.
People who don't trust the forecasts of economists and Wall Street and want to build a portfolio that performs well in all economic environments.
People who don't wish to take too much risk in their investing and would rather see stability than to always beat the market.
7 sections • 34 lectures • 2h 5m total length
Compound Interest: The 8th Wonder of the World
Inflation: The Silent Killer of Wealth
There's No Safety Net or 100% Secure Investment, not Even Cash!
Legal and Common Investment Scams You NEED to Avoid!
The Truth About Diversification in Investing
Efficient Market Hypothesis: The Lecture You'll Never Read in a Textbook
Index Funds: The BEST Financial Innovations Ever!
Active vs Passive Investing: Why It Pays to Be Lazy.
Please Limit Your Consumption of Financial News!
Lazy Portfolios: Able to Withstand Most Market Conditions
Permanent Portfolio: How to Invest If You Have No Idea About the Future.
Breaking Down the Permanent Portfolio
Project: Calculate the Yearly Returns of the Permanent Portfolio
Yearly Returns of the Permanent Portfolio
Rebalancing: The Equivalent of Oil Changes for Your Portfolio
401Ks and IRAs: Legal and Commonly Accepted Tax Shelters
Help! I Can't Implement the Permanent Portfolio in my 401K!
Safe Withdrawal Rate and How Much Do You Need for Retirement.
A Warning About This Elective.
A Hedge Fund Strategy Similar to the Permanent Portfolio.
Black Swans: The Worst Crash Has Yet to Come...
Think You're a Logical Investor? Think Again!
Common Derivatives, aka Financial Weapons of Mass Destruction.
Real Estate Investing: It's All About Location, Location, Location.
Make Money by Lending It to Others and Collecting Interest.
Got No Money to Invest? No Excuse!
Making Extra Cash With On-Demand Services Like Uber, Postmates, etc.
It's OK to Save Money But Please Don't Waste Your Time!
Should you pay down debt or invest your cash?
How to Declare Victory on Late Fees
How to Legally Steal Lots of Frequent Flyer Points from Wall Street
I have a hybrid background in both Finance and Engineering. My interests span a broad number of disciplines and niches including Personal Finance and Programming. I'm a lifelong learner like many of you, and look forward to using Udemy to share my knowledge, experience, and insights with the entire world!