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Financial Skills: Introduction to Investing

October 13, 2020 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Audience:Current Students

Do TFSAs, RRSPs, GICs, and ETFs sound like a foreign language? Do you equate investing in the stock market to a game of chance? Join us for this insightful webinar brought to you by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada and learn how better managing your finances today can lead to a more prosperous future.

Note: If you are new to investing, it is highly recommended that you attend this webinar before the more advanced webinars on invested in this series since it reviews most of the basic terminology.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop a basic understanding of various financial investment vehicles (stocks, bonds, GICs, ETFs, mutual funds, etc.) as well as their most common risks and benefits.
  • Identify key features of TFSAs and RRSPs.

*Students attending the Budgeting & Expense Planning, Managing Your Debt, Boost Your Credit Score, and Introduction to Investing sessions in full will receive an official FCAC webinar participation certificate.

All graduate students and postdocs are welcome. If you are working as a TA, this session counts toward voluntary paid training hours, provided that you are working as a TA in the term when the training takes place.