About this course

Investing 101 is ideal for new investors or anyone seeking to learn the basics of investing. You'll learn how the stock market works, the different types of investments, risks, and how to get started.

Investing 101 has seven modules, each one including a short quiz. Each module will take you about ten minutes to complete. Once you complete all seven modules you'll receive a certificate.

You'll have 90 days from registration to complete the course.

  • Learn the fundamental investing concepts of risk, time horizon, and how the stock market works.

  • Learn how you can manage risk through diversification and examining your risk tolerance.

  • Set investing goals and decide how you would like to hold your investments.

  • Find out how to check the registration of your investment advisor and how to spot the signs of fraud.

Course curriculum

  1. Investing 101: Introduction

  2. Module 1: Saving vs. Investing

  3. Module 2: Types of Investments

  4. Module 3: The stock market

  5. Module 4: Risk and Reward

  6. Module 5: Ways to invest

About this course

  • Free
  • Self-paced
  • About 1 hour of learning time