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Fundamentals of Investing

This course is part of The Fundamentals of Personal Finance Specialization

Taught in English

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Brian Walsh

Instructor: Brian Walsh

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Beginner level

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7 hours (approximately)
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15 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.5

(60 reviews)

Beginner level

Recommended experience

7 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 4 modules in this course

This module will help you understand different types of investments including stocks, bonds, derivative products, and pooled investments. It will help set the foundation to have a better understanding of investing.

What's included

14 videos7 readings5 quizzes

This module will help you understand the concept of risk and return, as well as ways to measure both. It will also help you have the tools to evaluate your own risk tolerance.

What's included

7 videos4 readings4 quizzes

This module will help you understand how your time horizons impact your investing strategy. It will also help you understand the difference between passive and active investing.

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3 videos3 readings3 quizzes

This module will help you understand the role of fees and taxes in investing.

What's included

3 videos5 readings3 quizzes

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4.6 (17 ratings)
Brian Walsh
SoFi
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