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Educational Classes

Research Stocks Using Free Library Recources
10/01/2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM


Johnson County Library
9875 W. 87th St.
Overland Park, KS 66212 (map)

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Cost: Free  Online Registration

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Donald Martin, research librarian at JoCo Libraries, will present a program on "How to research a stock using free resources at the library." It will be at Central Library which has 20-25 computers.  He will talk for about 45 minutes, then let participants explore the resources on their own with his assistance.  Don't miss the opportunity.

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Columbia MO "Investing in Stocks"
10/04/2016, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM


Boone Regional Library
100 W. Broadway
Columbia, MO 65205
(Corner of Garth and Broadway) Training Center

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Cost: This is a free class


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Learn the basics of investing in stocks from two experienced investors. Hanna Klachko and Fred Tonnies, members of local investment clubs and representing the Kansas City Chapter of Better Investing will explain commonly used terms, how to interpret stock reports and show some of the tools that they use to evaluate and pick stocks. They will also highlight some resources available free online, through the library, including Value Line and Morningstar."

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Stock Selection Guide I - Leavenworth, KS
10/15/2016, Saturday from 08:30 AM - 12:30 PM

 
Armed Forces Insurance Conf Room
655 Biddle Boulevard
Ft. Leavenworth, Leavenworth, KS 66027 (map)


Allow 10-25 minutes to process through Visitor Control Center. A check in station is located north of Metropolitan Ave. & Hwy 7/73. Driving north on 4th St. & Hwy 7/73, proceed through the Metropolitan intersection and continue to check in at the station. It will take a couple minutes to run your driver's license through NCIC-III System for access; then you will return to Metropolitan; turn right/West; then the next right on to Ft. Leavenworth with your authorization.

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Cost: $25 for BetterInvesting members, $30 non-members, $10 Walk-in Late Fee.

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"Doing and Understanding the Stock Selection Guide"

Emphasis will be on understanding the SSG, how to identify good quality growth stocks, where and how to exercise judgment to determine the correct price to pay for a stock if purchasing, using suggested research sites found on the internet, and importing the data using MorningStar Stock Data Services.

SSG I completes the visual portion on the front of the Stock Selection Guide. Entries will include debt, insider and institutional holdings, latest quarter sales and earnings. Ten years of historical Sales and EPS growth rates will be analyzed, and a projected rate of growth will be forecast. Section 2, Evaluating Management, on the back side will also be analyzed, evaluated and taught.

SSG I & II can also be used as a refresher course if you need a brush up on your understanding of the SSG. Please bring pens or pencils and calculators to each class.

The Stock Selection Handbook, along with any of the other BetterInvesting Handbooks, will available for purchase at all classes for $15, or you can purchase them online at the BetterInvesting Store. Each class costs $25 or $30 for members/non-members and you will receive a printed Power Point handout of each presentation.

For those who would still like to complete the SSG manually, the SSG III class will still be offered later. SSG III is designed for persons wanting to learn how to complete the SSG by hand vs. using the software.

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Stock Selection Guide (SSG) II - Leavenworth, KS
10/29/2016, Saturday from 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM


Armed Forces Insurance Conf Room,
655 Biddle Boulevard
Ft. Leavenworth, Leavenworth, KS 66027
(map)

Allow 10-25 minutes to process through Visitor Control Center. A check in station is located north of Metropolitan Ave. & Hwy 7/73. Driving north on 4th St. & Hwy 7/73, proceed through the Metropolitan intersection and continue to check in at the station. It will take a couple minutes to run your driver's license through NCIC-III System for access; then you will return to Metropolitan; turn right/West; then the next right on to Ft. Leavenworth with your authorization.


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Cost: $25 for BetterInvesting members, $30 non-members, $10 Walk-in Late Fee.

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"Doing and Understanding the Stock Selection Guide"

This program year the Kansas City Chapter of BetterInvesting will be using BetterInvesting software to teach the Stock Selection Guide (SSG). Emphasis will be on understanding the SSG, how to identify good quality growth stocks, where and how to exercise judgment to determine the correct price to pay for a stock if purchasing, using suggested research sites found on the internet, and importing the data using MorningStar Stock Data Services.

The Stock Selection Guide II (SSG) Class is a continuation of SSG I. SSG II completes the back of the Guide. Evaluating Management is analyzed and examined more thoroughly and it is on the back that we determine a P/E and price range for an acceptable buying opportunity, calculate the Relative Value and PEG, determine the amount of risk, if bought, estimate the average yield, and the compound total return.

SSG I & II can also be used as a refresher course if you need a brush up on your understanding of the SSG. Please bring pens or pencils and calculators to each class.

The Stock Selection Handbook will be available for purchase at all classes for $15, or you can purchase it online at the BetterInvesting Store before attending classes. Everyone will receive a printed PowerPoint handout of each presentation.

For those who would still like to complete the SSG manually, the SSG III class will be offered later. SSG III is designed for persons wanting to learn how to complete the SSG by hand vs. using the software.

Click here to Register Online



Stock Selection Guide (SSG) III - Fort Leavenworth, KS
11/05/2016 8:30am - 12:30 pm


Armed Forces Insurance Conference Room
655 Biddle Avenue
Fort Leavenworth, KS (map)

Visitor Access to Ft. Leavenworth: Allow 10-15 minutes to process through Visitor Control Center. A check is located north of Metropolitan Ave. & Hwy 7/73. Driving north on 4th St./Hwy 7/73, proceed through the Metropolitan intersection and drive to check in at the station. It will take a couple minutes to run your driver license through NCIC-III System for access; then you will return to Metropolitan; turn right/West; then next right on to Ft. Leavenworth with your authorization.

Please click on map link for directions.


Cost: $25 for BetterInvesting members, $30 non-members, $10 Walk-in Late Fee.

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This program year the Kansas City Chapter of BetterInvesting will be using software programs to teach the Stock Selection Guide (SSG), however, SSG III will still be offered for those that like to complete the SSG manually.

We will use Value Line data and show you how to analyze a stock to determine if it is a good growth stock and if the price is right to purchase.
SSG III completes both the front and back sides of the Guide.

SSG III also provides a discussion on exercising judgment, for more accurate stock prediction.

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Review of Using Toolkit 5/6 - Fort Leavenworth
12/03/2016 Saturday from 08:30 AM - 12:30 PM


Armed Forces Insurance Conf Room,
655 Biddle Boulevard
Ft. Leavenworth, Leavenworth, KS 66027 (map)

Visitor Access to Ft. Leavenworth: Allow 10-15 minutes to process through Visitor Control Center. A check is located north of Metropolitan Ave. & Hwy 7/73. Driving north on 4th St./Hwy 7/73, proceed through the Metropolitan intersection and drive to check in at the station. It will take a couple minutes to run your driver license through NCIC-III System for access; then you will return to Metropolitan; turn right/West; then next right on to Ft. Leavenworth with your authorization.


See the map link for directions.


Cost: $25 for BetterInvesting members, $30 non-members, $10 Walk-in Late Fee

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For those who want to gain a better understanding of stock research tools available to users of toolkit software. 

Learn about the new features offered by IClub Investor's Toolkit 6 and the additional functions and capabilities that will increase your stock analysis skills. This is a demonstration class, designed for persons with some knowledge of the Stock Selection Guide (SSG) and Investor's Toolkit software and are interested in learning how to analyze stocks for potential purchase . In addition to entering data on the SSG, it helps the user quickly sort out unlikely growth candidates; analyst estimates can be charted directly on the Visual Analysis graph for making future growth projections; the Visual Analysis now allows plotting and comparing dividends, cash flow, net income, book value, long term debt, and outstanding shares; items previously available only with "rogue" keys. Learn how to enter the next two quarters and years of analysts estimates so you can view them on the Visual Analysis and in PERT to enhance your personal forecasts and judgments.

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Model Club

Kansas City OPEN Model Club Meeting
10/24/2016 06:00PM - 08:00PM

 
Cedar Roe Library
5120 Cedar
Roeland Park, KS (Map)

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Cost:  Free

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KANSAS CITY CHAPTER OPEN
MODEL INVESTMENT CLUB

Open Model Club Meetings offer an opportunity to observe an experienced investment club in action. The meeting is open to persons already in clubs or those wanting to join a club or get a club started. The sessions will begin at 6:15 p.m. with a 30-minute presentation on a topic of interest to all investors, followed by an actual meeting.

Observers will have an opportunity to see the Model Club members review the portfolio of holdings and investigate new stocks through an Industry Study. Following the meeting, observers may ask questions about investment club procedures, starting a club and/or maintaining the memberships and interest in their current club. Sessions are scheduled on Mondays from 6:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. All open meetings are free and open to the public.

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