The Newbie's Guide To The Stock Market Part 1

Cynthia Crafter, Personal Finance and Investing Blogger

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6 Videos (36m)
    • Introduction

    • What is a stock

    • Stock Quote Page Examples

    • Fundamentals and Technicals

    • Getting Started In The Markets

    • 7 Keys To Successful Investing


About This Class


This class is for people who know nothing about the stock market and wish they did. This class will cover basic concepts, financial jargon, and why investing is critcal to your long term financial security. 

We will address the keys to becoming a successful investor and the fears that keep most people out of the market. 

  1. You need a lot of money
  2. You have to be a financial guru 
  3. You will lose the farm with investing

It concludes with how a newbie investor should approach the market. 

The purpose of this class is not to make you a first class investor but to explain the general environment and how it is different from ordinary saving accounts. Before you can run, you must crawl. In the world of stock market investing, you must understand how the markets work before you start risking your hard earned money. 

14 of 15 students recommendSee All

Very nice introductory series. Not too big not too small. I would love to see more from Ms. Crafter.
Easy intro in stocks. Good even if you don't plan to invest and just want a basic understanding.





Cynthia Crafter

Personal Finance and Investing Blogger

Passionate Stock Investor.

BBA in Accounting. MS in Information Systems.

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Neither degree helped me manage or grow my money. I read, researched, and took every class I could to learn what nobody teaches in school - personal finance and investing.

I am here to share the good, bad, and ugly with the world so they can navigate successfully regardless of the current financial environment.