Do you feel intimidated by all this talk of stocks, bonds, mutual funds and ETFs? Are you looking for a simple systematic overview of what all these terms mean and how to get started with planning for a future of financial security? This simple workshop is designed for young professionals starting a career and anyone who wants to learn a bit more about personal finance in an open, engaging and non-intimidating setting.
Taught by someone who has a passion for teaching the financial lessons he's culled over a lifetime of experience, with absolutely nothing to sell.
· What are these financial instruments and which is right for whom?
· when to start saving or investing - how much is enough?
· How does the market work and how can I educate myself?
This workshop is conducted by Naeem Zafar '81. He is a Professor of the Practice at Brown Univeristy and a faculty member at the University of California Berkeley, Center of Entrepreneurship and Technology. He has taught entrepreneurship and New Venture Finance at Haas Business School since 2005. He is also a serial entrepreneur and he co-founded and served as the CEO of 5 conmpanies and his last company was acquired by Oracle in November 2013.