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Investment Masterclass

Investment Masterclass: Essentials

Giving you the foundation and knowledge to help you save and invest with confidence.

Our Investment Masterclass is a completely free six-week course specifically designed to equip you with the skills and understanding needed to make informed investment decisions.

We’ll delve into various fundamentals of investing, from understanding different asset classes to building and maintaining a diversified portfolio.

Each week has videos, articles, knowledge tests and links to further information for those who want to learn more about specific topics.

Take the first step to invest with confidence and break down the barriers to investing.

Please be aware that this course is for educational purposes and none of the information shown is personal advice. Please ask for advice if you’re unsure which investments are right for you. Investments can go down as well as up in value, so you could get back less than you put in.


Who is it for?

If you’re just beginning your investing journey, this is a perfect starting point. It’s also a great way to review the basics for those already in the world of investing.


Topics Covered

  • Financial Foundations
  • Save or Invest
  • Types of Investment Accounts
  • Understanding different assets
  • Building a portfolio
  • Maintaining a portfolio


How long does it take?

The course is spread over six-weeks and you’ll be sent a new lesson each week.

However, once you’ve registered you can go through each week at your own pace.

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The Investment Masterclass: Essentials

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Week 1 - Financial Foundations

Financial resilience is the perfect place to start. Just like a building, we all need solid foundations to work from when we begin something new. That’s why, before we start looking at investing, we’re going to look at the 5 key building blocks for financial resilience.

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Week 2 - Save or Invest?

We'll start the journey of understanding the role of investing within your financial strategy, understanding risk and how investing can complement your savings.

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Week 3 - Account types: choosing the right one

We’ll look at a few of the different investment accounts available to those looking to start investing.

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Week 4 - Investment types and how they work

We’ll look at different types of investments, how they work and their levels of risk.

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Week 5 - How to build your portfolio

Your investment strategy should be one that matches your goals and levels of risk (risk appetite) and aims to achieve the best return for your chosen level of risk. We take a closer look at asset allocation and set out the four steps to build your own personalised portfolio from scratch.

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Week 6 - How to maintain and review your portfolio

Our investment goals and attitude to risk will change over time as we reach different stages in our lives. Leaving your portfolio unchecked for too long is a lot like ignoring the check engine light in your car – you’re leaving the outcome to chance. We’ll look closer at how to manage and review your portfolio on an ongoing basis.