The earlier you can start planning and saving for your retirement, the better off you'll be when it actually happens. This course sets the simple goal of helping you plan to do that. If retirement is something that you don't understand or that just scares you, this in-depth course is the ideal way to start educating yourself. In this course you will learn: How your job, 401K plans, savings, investments, social security and insurance affect retirement objectives and financial circumstances Resources for making decisions related to retirement planning. Steps to prepare for retirement, regardless of age or current planning level.
This course is an introduction to the key elements of what investments are, why people invest, and the results they expect. In this course, you will learn: The Changes to 401(k)s and IRAs Annual Limits The Difference Between Saving and Investing How You Can Use Investing to Reach Financial Goals The Three Types of Investment Accounts The Power of Compounding The Investment Process How To Use Asset Allocation As a Strategy For Managing Investment Risk and Enhance Return The Strategy of Diversification and The Ways To Benefit From Using It. The Ways to Monitor Investment Performance To Determine If a Portfolio Is On Track To Meet Goals And more