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University Of Toronto Courses - Educator Ellen Roseman

Ellen Roseman is one of the top leaders in Canada talking about your personal finances and money.

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Investing for Beginners: University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies, 
Sept. 23 to Oct. 28, 2021. Register here 

What you will learn:

Get the best deals in savings accounts and low-risk interest-earning investments. 

Clarify your investment goals and the expected returns for different types of investments.

Learn about the bond market and the stock market and understand how investments are taxed.

Compare the pros and cons of owning mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Compare active and passive management, including a "sleep easy" approach to investment.

How to get beyond investment jargon and learn what the technical terms mean in plain language.

Find out how investment professionals are trained and how they are paid, so you can decide whether you need one and which kind to choose.

This is a remote delivery course: 

You will attend class for 6 weekly sessions on Thursday, 7 to 9 pm, while logged in to the university's BB Collaborate software. The sessions will be recorded for watching later.

Cost: $280 plus HST


Comments from previous students


Extended my investment knowledge and increased my confidence
Well structured, good info, speakers shared their knowledge.
I feel like I can’t be cheated
I felt the pace of the course was perfect
Guest speakers sharing real-world knowledge
Providing many alternative approaches to investing
Instructor provided plenty of resources to continue learning after the course



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