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
UI+ is our "nuts-n-bolts package. This includes all the benefits of UI but with the addition of our Learning Lounge. This specialised area is created especially for those curious - if not inquisitive - individuals who like to delve deep and reach for the nuts and bolts of a subject. Here we dissect each topic through formulas, analysis, commentary and examples to shed light on its nuances and subtleties and how these come into play in real life. Why not fly on the wings of your imagination and enter our Isaac Newton Lounge for some inspirational study time? Or come and marvel a while at the magnificence of the 10th Century Royal Library of Cordoba while you lose yourself among its 400,000 books….
UI is our standard package. Here, you will have access to all six of our colourful coursework "Stations" and your travel pass will entitle you to take a tour of our imaginary city whenever it suits you. In this journey, you will meet many remarkable personalities, such as Gauss, Bernoulli, Cervantes, Markowitz, Medici and Hypatia, each of whom will unfold for you a different aspect of the mysteries of this fascinating subject we call investing! You will also have full access to our comprehensive question bank and will be able to take the interactive quizzes from each Station at a leisurely pace, whenever and as many times as you like, without being formally scored. Then, when you are ready, you can take our assessment to test the knowledge you have gained and, upon successful passing, to receive your certificate of completion.