How to Start Investing - Even if You've Never Done it Before

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive - 10th Floor
Arlington VA 22202

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

Past Locations for this Event

How to Start Investing - Even if You've Never Done it Before

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive - 10th Floor
Arlington VA 22202

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

Past Locations for this Event

About this event

Investing can feel like a scary thing to dive into, especially if you have no idea where to start. Luckily, it's become easier than ever now to start investing, even with a few dollars and you just need to know a few key terms to get going.

In this workshop, you'll learn some investment basics to get you started, including some of the jargon that you'll see thrown around, as well as how to tie your investments to your goals, which types of investment products to consider, and how to actually read your investment statement.

You will learn:

  • How to create a savings plan that includes investing regularly
  • The basics of investing in the stock market, including stocks, bonds, ETF's, mutual funds, alternative investments, etc.
  • The best companies/products to start investing with based on your individual needs, stomach for risk, and goals
  • About your 401k/403b, pension plan, IRA, Roth IRA, SEP IRA, and where and how to open these accounts and how to invest with them
  • How to read an investment statement
  • about socially responsible investing

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