This course introduces students to investing and financial markets. Students will delve into topics involving investing and savings and familiarize students with key investment terminology. The course consists of understanding savings vehicles and the difference between saving and investing, understanding a variety of investment vehicles with emphasis on the stock market, mutual funds and ETFs. The intent of the course is to help students demystify the investing process, understand the basic tools of investing and give practical experience in establishing and monitoring a portfolio. This higher-level course will enable students to prepare investment strategies for their immediate future and their career years, as well as plan for their retirement years. Problem solving and decision-making skills will be stressed.
Finance and Investing
Monday, January 24, 2022 – Friday, May 13, 2022
Johnson County Community College