Millions of Americans and countless others around the world invest in the U.S. equities markets, some directly, others through pension plans, mutual funds and other vehicles. While some investors rely on investment professionals for advice, others choose to chart their own investment course. But regardless of exactly where they invest and whose advice they seek, The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) believes all investors should have access to basic educational information about investing.
These resources are here to help you learn about saving, investing and planning your financial future. Visit the links on the right for more resources specific to your needs and follow this blog for the latest news in financial literacy!
If you’re somehow unaware of the cultural obsession with podcasts, you’re seriously missing out. Plain and simple: Podcasts are an excellent way to learn about money. While there are a number of personal finance podcasts out there, many of us lack the higher-level financial literacy to truly benefit. But these seven are incredibly accessible — well-produced, excellently researched, full of big personality, and on heavy rotation with the DailyWorth staff.
Congratulations to our latest Kindle winner, Ariel Breaux. Ariel attended an Advanced Smart Investing class at Redstone MWR and shared her experiences in a survey which qualified her for the prize drawing.
Pictured are from left to right are Sue Royer (HMCPL Deputy Director), Ariel Breaux (Winner) and Marianne Lenox (HMCPL Administrative Coordinator).
Congratulations to our eBook winner, Shawn Hays of ALATEC, Inc., who has won a Kindle Touch with Wi-Fi. To qualify for inclusion in the drawing, Mr. Hays completed an online survey letting us know of his experience with our Smart Investing "Basic Stock Valuation" series of classes.
You're eager to buy individual stocks, but you just don’t know how to get started. Boost your investing know-how with a free two-part course at the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library.
Basic Stock Valuation is an advanced course presented as an extension of the library’s Mind Your Money financial literacy program. The two-part course will be offered on Mondays, March 16 and 23, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30. in the second-floor Events Room at the Downtown Huntsville Library, 915 Monroe St. Light refreshments will be served.