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Get started with investing​

Invest for the future you want. Learn about basic concepts such as setting investment goals and objectives, risk-return trade-offs as well as diversification and asset allocation.

6 lessons, total duration 22 minutes

What you will learn

  • Why you should invest
  • Basic terms and concepts in investing
  • Risk and return on investment
  • Investment approaches

Who it is for

  • Working adults
  • Anyone who is new to investing

Prerequisites

None

Description

Investing is a key part of your overall financial plan. Get an introduction to the basics of investing, including concepts such as setting investment goals and objectives, risk-return trade-offs as well as diversification and asset allocation.

By the end of this starter pack, you'll understand:

  • What you need to know before investing
  • What is meant by your investment objectives and investment horizon
  • The importance of only investing in what suits your own risk appetite
  • How you may wish to invest differently at each life stage
  • Different types of risk, such as market risk and specific risk
  • Concepts like return on investment, portfolio diversification and asset allocation
  • How market timing may not be for everyone

Last updated on November 07, 2018