The term "investing" is one that often strikes fear into the hearts of those who hear it. It's a term that sounds intimidating or one that is preserved solely for the rich. But when you have your own finance professor to break it down and make it simple, that which appears to be complicated immediately becomes easily digestible.
In this course, Dr Boyce Watkins has create a set of videos and modules designed to introduce your child to the concepts behind investing, how it works, and how to engage in this activity into adulthood. It is recommended that your child first go through the course "15 things every black child needs to know about money," since the other course lays the ground work for this one.
After taking this course, you child will know the following:
1) The 5 benefits of being an investor
2) Five myths about investing you should let go of right now
3) Examples of investments
4) What is diversification?
5) What are the five major asset classes?
6) What is Risk?
7) What is inflation?
8) Where can I invest my money?
9) What is return on investment?
10) What is leverage?
11) What is liquidity?
12) What is capital?
13) What are capital gains?
14) What is a future value?
15) What is an annuity?
Dr Boyce Watkins is one of the most highly sought after financial scholars in the world. He has a PhD in Finance and masters degree in Mathematical Statistics.
He has taught at Syracuse University, Indiana University, The University of Kentucky and in China, Europe and Africa. He is also the author of the books Financial Lovemaking and The 10 Commandments of Black Economic Power. With millions of followers world-wide, Dr Watkins has had an extraordinary impact on Black Financial Awareness.
Dr Watkins is also the founder of The Black Business School, which has taught over one million people to buy their first share of stock and has offered the black community a low cost, high-quality, culturally relevant way to receive an education in all areas economic.
To learn more about Dr Watkins and his work, please visit BoyceWatkins.com
StartThe 5 benefits of being an investor (8:03)
StartFive myths about investing you should let go of right now (8:05)
StartExamples of investments: What are some things you can invest in? (6:49)
StartWhat is diversification? (4:04)
StartWhat are the five major asset classes? (4:36)
StartPowerpoint slides for Module #1 - Go through these to prepare for the exam
StartModule #1 Self-study quiz