E.A.S.E. into Retirement Investing
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E.A.S.E. into Retirement Investing

A beginner's guide to investing for retirement!
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Created by Devin Czech
Last updated 8/2015
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  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand a proven plan to retirement investing success
  • Get on a plan so that you can invest successfully and comfortably
View Curriculum
  • This an introductory course
  • This course will expand on some ideas that novice investors may find useful
  • It is recommended that you live on a balanced budget
  • It is recommended that you have your debt paid off, or at least under control
  • You should have an earned income

Did you know that 60% of working Americans have less than $25,000 saved for retirement and other short-term goals? Do you want to spend your golden years living life to its fullest, while only working when you want to? Do you want to spend your retirement indulging in whatever makes you happy? Do you want to be truly free?

Retirement is supposed to be a time of freedom! Imagine a lifestyle of enjoyment, leisure, and fulfillment. Imagine a lifestyle free from the typical 9 to 5 grind. Freedom does have its price, but fortunately through some planning it is attainable! The sooner you begin investing for retirement, the better off you will be! Investing for retirement can be scary, especially if you have never done it and do not know what to do.

Trust me, I understand! No one is born knowing how to invest; it is a skill that is learned. At the end of the day, investing for retirement is really not that complicated. I can show you how you can invest for your retirement comfortably and successfully!

In this online presentation, we will cover a proven plan for retirement investing success. I introduce, and explain, the EASE principle which is something that I have created and practiced. And the great thing is that it works!

This program covers many topics including investing, qualified plans, the EASE principle, retirement goal-setting, and some rules for success! If you follow the simple principles explained in this presentation, you will achieve success as a retirement investor!

At the age of 28, I am on track to have a retirement nest-egg in excess of $10 million! I am not one of those crazy wealthy people, and I do not have a super high income either. You can produce a large retirement nest-egg, and I can help you get there!

Sign up today and take control of your retirement! This program comes with a 30 day money back guarantee. Also, once you purchase the program, you will have lifetime access!

Sign up today and take a step toward financial wellness!

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginner investors should take this course
  • Novice investors looking to expand their knowledge should take this course
  • Anyone looking for a step-by-step guide to investing success should take this course
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Curriculum For This Course
39 Lectures
Getting Started!
4 Lectures 10:56

This is an introduction to me- your friendly financial nerd!

Preview 00:53

Let's briefly review what this course is about and what you should expect to learn.

Preview 02:45

We cannot go through this presentation without first understanding the objectives!

Preview 04:03

A Run-Down On Investing
6 Lectures 38:41

Let's start with the basics. What is investing? How does it differ from saving?

What is Investing?

What are stocks? You probably have heard of them, but what exactly are they? How does the stock market work?

What are Stocks?

Bonds are different than stocks. Much different. How so?

What are Bonds?

Mutual funds will likely play a huge role in your retirement investing. Get to know them!

What are Mutual Funds?

Here are some investment ideas that may or may not be suitable for your retirement investing.

Other Investments

I recommend a certain class of investment. Here is what it is, and why I recommend them for retirement investing.

What I Recommend

This quiz covers material introduced in the investing section of this presentation!

Investing Quiz
5 questions
The Low-Down on Qualified Plans
6 Lectures 19:10

Qualified plans will help you on your journey to achieving a financially-solid retirement!

What are Qualified Plans?

The 401k is the most well-known qualified plan.

What is the 401k Plan?

The 403b is very similar to the 401k, however there are a few key differences.

What is the 403b?

The Individual Retirement Arrangement is a great tool! Here is what it is and how it works!

What is an IRA?

Here are a few other qualified plans that you may have heard of!

Other Qualified Plans

This quiz with test your retention of the material covered in the qualified plan section of this presentation!

Qualified Plan Quiz!
5 questions

Let's briefly recap what we have already covered, as well as what is to come!

Mid-Course Summary
The E.A.S.E. Principle
5 Lectures 23:29

I introduce my signature concept: EASE!

What is the E.A.S.E. Principle?

What is this? How does it work? Why is it important?


What is this? How does it work? Why is it important?


What is this? How does it work? Why is it important?

Systematically Invest

What is this? How does it work? Why is it important?

Retirement Goal-Setting
2 Lectures 10:07

It is important to set up goals, especially when it comes to retirement. Goals give us something to strive for!

Retirement Goal-Setting

Now that we know how much we are going to invest, we need to know what qualified plans to use.

What Qualified Plan?
Rules for Retirement Investing Success
7 Lectures 19:54
Rule #1

Rule #2

Rule #3

Rule #4

Rule #5

Rule #6

Rule #7
Final Words
3 Lectures 08:46

Before we finish, I have a challenge for you!

My Challenge For You!

Final Words

Thank you for participating in this online presentation. I hope that you learned a lot and that you apply what you have learned! Please take a moment to rate this course and provide some feedback!


Here is the final quiz which will cover material presented in sections 4, 5, 6, and 7!

Final Quiz!
5 questions
Bonus: Financial Professionals
6 Lectures 38:51

Should you utilize the services of a financial professional? Maybe. But first, it is important to understand financial professionals and what they do.

Should you use a financial professional?

Financial professionals come in different shapes and sizes. It is important to understand what type of service you can expect!

Types of Financial Professionals

The method of which your financial adviser or planner is compensated does matter. You are paying for their service!

Compensation Methods

Licensing is important to consider as licensing affects the type of service a financial professional can provide you.

Licensing & Certifications

Watch out for these red flags and use them to "weed out" financial professionals from consideration. These red flags should be "deal breakers!" Protect yourself by being selective.

Red Flags

In the end, a good financial professional can be invaluable. However, it is important to be careful when selecting one. You cannot be too picky in this area of your life!

About the Instructor
Devin Czech
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675 Students
7 Courses
Personal Finance Expert, Financial Wellness Instructor

Devin Czech is a financial wellness instructor with experience speaking to audiences in both non-profit and for-profit settings.

Devin graduated from Saint Cloud State University in May of 2009 with a Bachelors Degree in Finance. While in college, he experienced financial difficulty including nearly being evicted!

After graduation, Devin was saddled with over $40,000 in debt. However, over the course of 5 short years, Devin was able to pay-off all of that debt and accumulate over $40,000 in savings and investments! The "180" in his financial situation was the result of tireless study, creation, and application of some very simple financial principles. These principles are now being delivered to help people just like you!

Devin has taught many classes to many audiences under the name of Payczech, and is now moving his expertise to Udemy! Check out Devin's financial education programs and learn how you can take control of your financial destiny! The principles taught are field-tested and are simple to follow! Achieving financial wellness takes time and patience; it is not a “get-rich-quick” scheme. It may take time and effort; however financial wellness is definitely worth it! Sign up for one of Devin’s programs today!

In his spare time, Devin enjoys running, working out, spending time with friends, cooking, and learning.

Enroll in any course below, and learn how you can take control of your finances today! Proper money management will help you reduce stress, and help you focus more time on the things in life that you enjoy!