Where does your money go? And after paying your bills and expenses for the month, do you even have any left?
For far too many people, the answer to that second question is a resounding “no.” Mortgages, car payments, tuition, medical bills, life; it all adds up. And investing for the future can sometimes feel near impossible when you’re just struggling to make ends meet today.
But, as Warren Buffett has said, “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” Preparing for your future starts today, and for many of us, creating that shade for tomorrow begins with financial trading.
Despite what you may have been led to believe, you don’t have to be a financial genius to make financial trading work for you. You just have to understand some of the basics, and then be willing to learn as you go.
This course has been specifically designed for those hoping to begin building their own financial nest egg, harnessing the potential available through financial trading.
We understand that the financial market can be intimidating to some, and that essentially gambling with your own money can feel like a huge risk. But through this course you’ll learn that there is some fun to be had in that, and perhaps even more importantly, that through responsible trading, the risks are fairly low.
We’ll walk you through the terms you may not yet know, the tools at your disposal, and the resources you can turn to when you’re hoping to learn even more.
Most importantly, this course will teach you what you need to know to begin trading and to start making money in the process.
Module 1: The Basics
- Why Trading?
- Trading Styles
- Embracing Technology
- Coming Up With a Plan
- Starting Slow
Module 2: Learning as You Go
- Finding a Mentor
- Sites to Watch
- Study Patterns
- Research Successful Investors
- Know Who to Trust
Module 3: Choosing Investments
- Stick With What You Know
- Assessing Risk
- Analyzing Value
- Diversifying Your Portfolio
- Sticking to a Budget
Module 4: Monitoring Your Portfolio
- Tracking Prices
- Graphing Results
- Weekly Reporting
- Following Companies
- Anticipating Drops
Module 5: Record Keeping and Taxes
- Brokerage Statements
- Trading Journals
- Maintaining a Resource List
- Tax Considerations
- Working With a Tax Specialist
Who is this course for?
This Course is For Anyone who:
- Is anxious to begin planning for their future
- Who enjoys taking measured risks, with the potential for big rewards
- Is interested in learning more about the financial market
- Is excited to take their financial future into their own hands.
International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.
After completing this course, you could:
- Further explore jobs in the financial industry
- Use your skills to improve your financial security
- Assist others in setting up their own trades
- Use your newfound knowledge to impress your boss and gain a promotion in your existing career in the financial industry
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