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How to Start Building Wealth Investing in the Stock Market

Simple personal finance course covering the stock market, stocks, mutual funds, ETFs, saving, investing, building wealth
Instructor:
Dr. Andrew Stotz, CFA
4,582 students enrolled
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Invest in the stock market, on your own, using only around 4 hours per year
Switch off the noise related to the stock market and focus on the long-term
Feel confident that you can manage your own financial future

Does the stock market seem overwhelming to you? Have you wanted to start investing but each time you do it you hit a roadblock? This course will teach you the most important things you need to know about investing in the stock market in a simple and easy to understand way. When you finish this course you will have what you need to start investing in the stock market and take control of your own financial future.

Introduction - Get to know the course and the community

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Welcome to the community!

We kick off this course with a short introduction about why I wrote this course and how you can benefit from it.

Part 1: Planning, simplicity, start early, and be realistic

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1. Intro - Create a written plan and follow it
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1. Create a written plan and follow it

Learn the benefits of creating a written plan and what goes into it

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1. Create a written plan and follow it-Terms

In this short video I talk about the new vocabulary presented in chapter 1

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1. Create a written plan and follow it

Give your best answer to make sure you completely learned the material

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2. Intro - Simplicity beats complexity; keep it simple
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2. Simplicity beats complexity; keep it simple

Wear your "financial seat belt” by owning at least 10 stocks

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2. Simplicity beats complexity; keep it simple-Terms
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Simplicity beats complexity; keep it simple
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3. Intro - Start early; time really is money!
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3. Start early; time really is money!

Start now to benefit from future decades of compound interest

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3. Start early; time really is money!-Terms
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Start early; time really is money!
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4. Intro - Be realistic about stock market returns
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4. Be realistic about stock market returns

Run a business to make yourself rich, and use the stock market to grow your wealth

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4. Be realistic about stock market returns-Terms
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Be realistic about stock market returns

Part 2: Do it yourself, avoid big mistakes, save, and keep costs low

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5. Intro - Do it yourself; pros don’t always work for you
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5. Do it yourself; pros don’t always work for you

Remove the guesswork, buy a passively managed index fund or ETF

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5. Do it yourself; pros don’t always work for you-Terms
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Do it yourself; pros don't always work for you
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6. Intro - Youthful mistakes hurt more than you think
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6. Youthful mistakes hurt more than you think

Don’t wait, start investing now, no one can do it for you

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6. Youthful mistakes hurt more than you think-Terms
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Youthful mistakes hurt more than you think
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7. Intro - Start building wealth through savings
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7. Start building wealth through savings

Take pleasure in spending less than you make

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7. Start building wealth through savings-Terms
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Start building wealth through savings
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8. Intro - Keep financial costs as low as possible
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8. Keep financial costs as low as possible

Keep fees and taxes low with a passively managed index fund

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8. Keep financial costs as low as possible-Terms
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Keep financial costs as low as possible

Part 3: Diversify, blend in bonds, don't trade too much-stay cool

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9. Intro - Diversify to reduce risk of loss
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9. Diversify to reduce risk of loss

Achieve diversification through a passively managed index fund that owns shares in all stocks in your nation or across the world

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9. Diversify to reduce risk of loss-Terms
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Diversify to reduce risk of loss
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10. Intro - A mix of stocks and bonds is vital
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10. A mix of stocks and bonds is vital

Own stocks in a ratio of 110 minus your age, and the rest should be in bonds

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10. A mix of stocks and bonds is vital-Terms
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A mix of stocks and bonds is vital
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11. Intro - Do not trade too much
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11. Do not trade too much

Reduce action. Invest, let it be or risk big long-term losses

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11. Do not trade too much-Terms
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Do not trade too much
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12. Intro - Cool heads win in the end
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12. Cool heads win in the end

In the long run, stock markets bounce back. Don’t try to time the stock market, it’s a loser’s game

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12: Cool heads win in the end-Terms
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Cool heads win in the end
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