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Investing for Beginners

Learn how to invest your money in the stock market by using price trend analysis.
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Cost: $ (One Time Fee)

Time allowed for course: 180 days

Course Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Approx Length: 2 1/2 hours

Resources Available: Course Manager,
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Table of Contents

  • Lesson 1: Getting Started

    Don't let the simplisity of this title fool you. The Getting Started Lesson explores questions like:
    • How much money do I need to invest?
    • What is the Rule of 72?
    • What are different investors approaches to investing?
  • Lesson 2: What is the Stock Market?

    This lesson gives you a detailed explanation of all the working parts in the stock market. Those parts include:
    • Stock indices
    • Stock Exchanges
    • Sectors
    • Industries
    • Supply and Demand
    In-depth analysis of the economy through micro-economics is also covered in this lesson.
  • Lesson 3: What is a Brokerage Account?

    This lesson covers what a brokerage account is, what different types are offered, and how to get started in opening a brokerage account.
  • Lesson 4: How to Buy a Stock

    This lesson covers how to find a good company to invest in and then what price to buy that company at. It also covers price trend analysis and price buying principles like knowing how many shares to buy.
  • Lesson 5: How to Sell a Stock

    This lesson shows you how to set goals for the stock to get to, and then sell when the timing is right.
  • Lesson 6: Stock Taxes

    This lesson discusses the taxes involved when selling stocks. This tends to confuse people because they have trouble realizing that stocks are taxed at a much lower percentage then your income. This is one of the reasons why wealthy people tend to invest their money so heavily.
  • Lesson 7: Setting up a Diversified Portfolio

    This lesson teaches you how to protect your investments in the stock market by spreading your stock choices across different industries that are unrelated to one another.
  • Lesson 8: Conclusion

    This lesson recaps what you learned throughout the course and where to go from there.


carl instructor
Carleton F. Ellis III
is a long time investor who has a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA)
and is a stock analysis instructor. His philosophy is that everyone should consider
investing in stocks in order to help them become inpedendently wealthy. It doesn't
matter what your age is, and it is never to late to start investing. It is a great
feeling when you are making money through stock investing.

dan instructor
Daniel Ellis
has been investing for almost 10 years. He began seriously investing in college in order to
make money to help pay off his student debt. When he was younger, he found that there was
so much information out there on investing but not alot of places with quality
information all in one place. Thats where cfefinances.com comes in.