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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Financial Literacy Series (Part I): Investing Basics

This is the first in a series of Personal Finance Education seminars designed to help us navigate our personal finances.  In this seminar, participants will learn about the most common mistakes made by investors, why those mistakes are made, and how to avoid them.  During this session, the following questions will be answered: • What are stocks and bonds?
• How do mutual funds work?
• What are ETFs?
• How do options work?
• You will also learn about the Single Most Important Factor to building wealth over the long-term. This workshop is open to all HKS Managers and Staff and their spouses/significant others. If you or your significant other would like to participate, please RSVP by Tuesday, October 9th to Heidi Millar at Heidi_Millar@Harvard.edu Light refreshments will be served.
Over the next 18 months future financial seminars will build on this one and include:

  • Investment Products
  • Building a Portfolio
  • Retirement & Estate Planning Basics
  • Taxation

  • Location:
    Allison Dining Room (Taubman, 5th Floor)
  • Date:
    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
  • Time:
    12:00 PM

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