You can find courses on investing through:
These organizations offer a range of courses and seminars for people who just want to learn more about different aspects of investing. Topics include financial planning, investing in mutual funds, retirement planning, and estate planning. There are also courses for people who want to be qualified as financial advisers, stockbrokers, mutual fund sales representatives, and so on.
Continuing education through universities and colleges:
Many universities and colleges offer general investing courses on the Internet or in classrooms or seminars, either during the day, or at night. You can learn more on their websites about courses that interest you.
Remember: Formal courses can be an excellent way to learn more about investing.
The more you know, the more it can help you to make good investment decisions. Just make sure you find a course that fits your goals as an investor, and provides information at the right level for you.
The Financial Planners Standards Council website lists various courses that are offered.
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