Investing for Beginners - Free Lesson
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Section 4, Lesson 2

In this video, review the concepts discussed in strategic diversification. Circle back to determining trade risk, account risk and position size.

Section 5, Lesson 2

From the buy and hold strategy to constant mix, learn what position strategies work best for exchange traded funds. Gain in-depth insight about percentage risks and portfolio value to help you better understand the complexities of ETFs.

Section 6, Lesson 2

Stock ETFs have positive benefits for traders. For example, ETFs allow investors to track stocks in a single industry. By doing this, investors gain exposure to a myriad of equities and limited company-specific risk associated with single stocks. In this video, learn how to better navigate stock ETFs by implementing dollar cost averaging, which allows the investor to buy stocks at the average price during a certain period in time.

What will I learn?

  • Build an investment portfolio focused on creating real, long-term wealth

  • Navigate Exchange Traded Funds, dividend stocks, and other trading instruments

  • Diversify and when to rebalance during bull or bear markets

  • Make your own investment decisions based on research and market trends

  • Generate dependable, consistent income with dividends, while reducing portfolio volatility

This course includes:

  • Over 78 lessons of on-demand video, exercises, and interactive content

  • Downloadable worksheets to use while you invest

  • Lifetime access to course so you can watch and re-watch whenever you want

This course is for: beginner investors, even with small amounts of money, looking to take investing into their own hands.