Invest in Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)
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Invest in Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)

ETF Investing Blueprint: Invest in high-quality ETFs with our selection criteria and passive investing strategy.
4.5 (18 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
388 students enrolled
Last updated 7/2017
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn everything you need to succeed as an ETF investor, from fundamental concepts to actual application.
  • Create your very own ETF watch list, know what online tools to use to save time and effort.
  • Understand how ETFs work and why they are superior investment tools for passive investors.
  • Understand the different types of ETFs, and ETF ideas for each category.
  • Improve your ETF investment portfolio through diversification and reduced cost basis.
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  • You should know what stocks and shares are.

Course updated on 13 June 2017: Added bonus lecture on the real life application of ETFs, covering the topic of how retail investors like ourselves can invest in gold using ETFs!

Do you want to invest but do not have the time or energy to research and monitor individual stocks?

Are you looking for a passive investing strategy that allows you to invest and forget?

Are you looking to diversify your investments into low cost and lower risk* (than individual stocks) products?

Look no further, exchanged traded funds (ETF) is for you!

The ETF investing mastery course covers everything you need to know to be a profitable ETF investor.

  • We will start with the basics and understand how an ETF works
  • We will learn the different categories of ETFs, and the leading ETFs in the particular market or sector
  • We will translate all this knowledge into action by screening for solid ETFs with appropriate fundamental and market criteria
  • We will also set news alerts so you can live your life in peace while keeping up to date with the market

You will learn everything you need to take action at the end of this course.

If you want to start building your ETF portfolio within the next 1-2 months, if you are ready to bid goodbye to expensive mutual funds, this course is definitely for you.

Who is the target audience?
  • Investors who want to grow their money passively through low-cost ETFs, and say goodbye to expensive mutual funds.
  • Investors who want to have their own ETF watch list, rather than going to "investor" friends for stock ideas..
  • Investors who want a peace of mind by diversifying their investments in ETFs.
  • Investors who want to understand how ETFs work, and discern between myths and facts.
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Curriculum For This Course
35 Lectures
Introduction to ETF investing
4 Lectures 12:18

Stock indexes always rise over time

What is an exchange traded fund (ETF)

6 reasons why ETFs are attractive investment options
How exchange traded funds (ETFs) work
7 Lectures 18:45

How an ETF trades on the exchange

Diversification and transparency of ETF holdings

Buying and selling process for ETF investors

How are ETFs priced

Costs involved in ETF investing

Tax treatment for ETFs
Common misconceptions about exchange traded funds (ETFs)
5 Lectures 13:55
Myths #1, #2, #3, #4

Myth #5 Expense ratio of ETFs is everything

Myth #6 Higher trading volume means higher liquidity

Myth #7 ETF transparency is always good for investors

Myth #8 ETFs always deliver the same returns as the indexes they track
Types of exchange traded funds (and ETF ideas!)
7 Lectures 20:41

Broad-based equity ETFs

Sector and industry ETFs

Leveraged and inverse ETFs

Fixed income ETFs

Real assets ETFs
How to evaluate an ETF (follow along as I show you)
11 Lectures 31:22
ETF fundamentals: efficiency, tradability, fit

1. P/E ratio

2. Expense ratio

3. Bid-ask spread

4. Average daily volume

5. Asset under management

6. Tracking difference

(Action plan) ETF screening & creating your ETF watch list

(Action plan) Calculating annual total cost of ETF ownership

(Action plan) Creating news alert for ETFs you are invested in
Bonus! Real life ETF application
1 Lecture 08:32
About the Instructor
Value Investing Monster
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Stocks and Value investing made simple

Value Investing Monster (VIM) was founded with the purpose of bridging the information gap between learning value investing and actually putting it to use.

While there are many available information on the concepts and principles of value investing; there is a lack of resources that actually guides investors on actionable steps in screening and identifying value stocks. The VIM team aims to help you achieve just that.