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PFP Boot Camp: Investment Planning

Type: Video Webcast
Date: June 15, 2015
Time: 02:30 PM - 05:15 PM ET
Recommended CPE Credit: 3
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This session is part of "Personal Financial Planning Boot Camp" webcast series. The full series will cover all personal financial planning (PFP) topics including tax, estate, retirement, investment, insurance/risk-management planning and the financial planning process, as well as the new Statement on Standards in PFP Services.

This session explores the securities markets, sources of information, risk/return, debt and equities, stocks, bonds, options, futures and security analysis. It will increase basic knowledge as to how money and capital markets operate, how to conduct investment and financial research, and how to evaluate the risks and rates of return for various types of investment.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the three phases in the investment process
  • Explain the importance of psychology to successful investing
  • Explain the impact modern portfolio theory has on investing
  • Critique the efficient market hypothesis, and its implications for technical and fundamental analysis
  • Compare and contrast stock and bond market indices to include weightings and composition
  • Create procedures to implement dollar cost averaging
  • Create procedures to implement dollar cost averaging
  • Formulate the relationship between a bond's par (face) value, market price, coupon rate, maturity and YTM
  • Compute your client's holding period and annual compound rate of return on an investment over a specific time frame

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge & Applications
Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of the area of investment planning

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PFP Boot Camp: Investment Planning
Individual CPE
Video Webcast
Product# VPFSE6003
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