Want to grow your money, but aren't sure how to do it? Heard about the stock market but aren't sure how to get started?
This course takes you through the essentials keys about investing and the stock market so that you know what kind of investment strategy is right for you. You will learn about the different kinds of stocks, how to research and evaluate a stock to see if it's right for you, and build a winning portfolio.
If you're a beginner with the stock market this crash course will give you the information you need to get acquainted and get going in your investment journey.
Explaining why you might want to generate income from your investments and how to do that.
Explanation of what trading is versus investing and why I don't usually recommend it.
Learn about buying to hold long-term in a comfortable portfolio of indexes and large-cap stocks.
Learn about my favorite type of investing, using your own knowledge to attempt to generate very good returns.
What indexes are versus stocks and when you would invest in each.
Overview of the types of stocks.
Explanation of growth stocks.
Explanation of value stocks.
Learn about market caps, important information about companies.
The important factors of a dividend and trustworthy management.
Overview of the determining factors of stocks.
The importance of investing in a good company in a good industry.
Explanation of the balance sheet and income statements and how to research and utilize them.
The importance of getting a stock that you think is at a good valuation.
How to discover stocks that you can put into your portfolio.
Learn how crucial it is to check emotions and remain calm and smart in investing.
The importance of diversifying your portfolio and going about actually buying stocks.
My tips for selling your stocks at the right time.
Wrap-up of the course. Thank you and good luck in your investing!
My interest in the stock market began in 2008 around the time of the financial meltdown. Over that time I have learned a lot about investing smartly and buying good companies so that you can watch your money grow over time.
I am also knowledgeable about chess, having played it since I was six years old and being ranked in the top 50 players in the country for my age. I have taught chess to many people and helped them become skilled at the game.
I have been writing since I was very young and have since started Kid Writers Magazine, a writing magazine specifically for kids. I have also written several books for kids.
Additionally I have experience with websites and website creation, creating my first web sites at eight years old and maintaining several popular sites.