Module 1: Principles of Capitalism and Investing

taught by Aman Raina, MBA
  • 16 Videos
  • 1 Survey
  • 2 Texts
  • 1 PDF
  • 1 Audio
  • 1.5 hrs

Course Curriculum

Introduction and Administration Items
Administration Items
Module 1 Slides
Module 1-Podcast
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What Is Capital?
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How do you allocate capital?
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How To Create The "Stuff" Society Wants
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How Capital Flows In A Company
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The Wheels of Capitalism
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The Wheels of Capitalism (Continued)
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The Wheels of Capitalism (Continued)
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The Wheels of Capitalism (Continued)
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The Wheels of Capitalism (Continued)
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The Wheels of Capitalism (Continued)
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Roadmap For Making Investment Decisions
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Allocating Capital
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Financial Information
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What Do We Know Now?
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Final Thoughts
Wrap Up
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Module Evaluation
Module Evaluation
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Everyday Investing by Sage Investors

Module 8: Cognitive Biases
Everyday Investing Bundle
Module 7: Investment Products
Module 6: Making the Investment Decision
Module 5: Measuring The Value of Stocks
Module 4: Measuring Risk In Stocks
Module 3: Understanding The External Investing Environment
Module 2: Reading and Interpreting Financial Statements

Course description

At the end of this module:

  1. You will understand the guiding principles of capitalism and begin to learn to apply these principles in helping you make better investment decisions. 
  2. You will have a baseline understanding of how wealth is created and how stock prices fundamentally are determined.

These elements will lay a deep foundation for subsequent modules in the Everyday Investment series that enable you to begin practicing and applying the core components that go into making a successful investment decision.

Estimated Course Time: 1 hour - 35 minutes

Math-i-ness Factor: (1=No Math, just concepts, 10=breakout the spreadsheets and calculators)

1 - The concepts discussed in this module lay the foundation for math later. Make no's coming!

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Aman Raina, MBA
Aman Raina, MBA
Investment Coach and Founder - Sage Investors

I help new and experienced investors who want to be financially secure but feel confused , intimidated and uninformed by the investing world. They either don’t know where to begin or feel that they are not making enough progress with their investments. I teach and engage with them in how to make educated investment decisions so that they can achieve financial freedom in their lives with confidence.

Over the years, I have met numerous investors who have shared their stories about how financial institutions have failed them in providing appropriate guidance for their investment portfolios. Many have gone on to lose significant portions of their savings, leading to financial and emotional hardships, while the institutions that should be helping them are enjoying massive profits. I believe there is a serious disconnect here and this is not healthy for our society.

My call to action

The people that I saw requiring the most assistance was hard working people like yourself, who after several stock market meltdowns have decided they want to take control of their financial destiny.

Sage Investors is Born

After investing for 20 years, I really believe deep down that investing is a lot easier than what the industry makes it out to be and any person can become really good at investing if they have the right education, motivation, and support. With that I created Sage Investors with a goal of creating an army of empowered and successful Sage Investors!

I've seen it first hand in the people I've worked with. When I started working with people, they knew nothing about investing, but with hard work and commitment to learning the mechanics and emotional aspects of investing, I see them now as confident investors who are building a meaningful nest egg for their future on their own.

I see them happy that their hard earned savings are growing meaningfully for them.

They have hope.

They have hope that that they have a good chance of having some financial flexibility to achieve their own personal and family goals.

I have gained so much admiration and greater satisfaction in helping these hard working people achieve some level of financial freedom in their lives. The best part is when I help someone on their investing journey, I am learning something new about investing that helps me. What a win-win!

I look forward to having an opportunity to work with you.

To your future investing success!

Aman has appeared on a variety of media outlets including financial print media as well as podcasts.

Sage Investors is based out of Toronto, Canada

Aman Raina, MBA

Investment Coach and Founder - Sage Investors

Twitter: @sageinvestors