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Educational Classes

Educational Classes

Basic Investing - Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
08/23/2014, 08:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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


Plan for a few extra minutes to go through security as you enter Fort Leavenworth.  Stay in the right lanes if your vehicle is not registered on post.

See the map link for directions.



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

Click Here to register Online


This is the best way to begin your investing education by learning the basic fundamentals, terms and ratios, understanding revenues, earnings, and dividends, how to read and understand Value Line, and complete the BetterInvesting Stock Check List.

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Bob Adams Website - St. Joseph, MO
08/09/2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM


Rolling Hills Library
Community Room
1904 N. Belt
St.
Joseph, MO (map)

Please click on map link for directions



Cost: Free

Free registration up to the morning of the prese3ntation at the library or contact;

Connie Rehm at c3j10r@lycos.com


Learn about the many hidden treasures of a free website for investors.

BetterInvesting Seminars - Fort Leavenworth
08/09/2014 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Harney Sports Complex
184 Fourth St.
Fort Leavenworth , KS
-66027 (map)

Please click on map link for directions


Cost: Free


Free seminars will features handouts and information about BetterInvesting and upcoming classes being taught in Leavenworth and Kansas City along with information about our activities.

Stock Selection Guide I - Leavenworth, KS
09/06/2014, Saturday from 08:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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


Plan for a few extra minutes to go through security as you enter Fort Leavenworth.  Stay in the right lanes if your vehicle is not registered on post. 

See the map link for directions.



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

Click here to Register Online




"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 estimated. Section 2, Evaluation Management, on the back side will also be analyzed, evaluated and taught.

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Maximizing Social Security - St. Joseph
09/13/2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM


Rolling Hills Library
Community Room
1904 N. Belt
St.
Joseph, MO (map)

Please click on map link for directions



Cost: Free

Free registration up to the morning of the presentation at the library or contact:

Connie Rehm
c3j10r@lycos.com


David Thompson, radio personality, will discuss Maximizing Your Social Security Options.

Stock Selection Guide (SSG) II - Leavenworth, KS
09/27/2014, Saturday from 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM


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

Plan for a few extra minutes to go through security as you enter Fort Leavenworth.  Stay in the right lanes if your vehicle is not registered on post.  Once thru security, proceed thru 3 signal lights and turn left at Grant's Statue (in the middle of the road), proceed thru 2 stop signs and the Conference Room is on your left.


Please click on the map link for details and directions.



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

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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, determine the amount of risk, if bought, estimate the average yield, and the compound total return.
Lasts four hours 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday. Covers selecting a “good” price to pay for the company; understanding total return and how the “buy” price affects total return; uses various examples of completed SSGs to compare and contrast companies.



Topeka Kansas Treasurers' Workshop
1/1/2014 thru 10/1/2014, 09:00AM - 04:00PM on a Saturday


Call Ann Borel for location & further details.

785-554-5954


Cost: Cost of all day class: $15.00 

Lunch is on your own


Get ready for your club's annual audit with a full review of the year's financial records - catch any errors now.  The audit should be done before taxes are filed. Then you are off to a clean start for the New Year.  Club Accounting options for cost saving will be discussed.

This workshop teaches accounting concepts and the responsibilities of the club treasurer.  BetterInvesting Club Accounting v.3 software, Online Club Accounting and bivio are used for the presentation but other software solutions are discussed.  Discussion also includes some club administration topics that can be taken back to the club, as well as the importance of a strong partnership agreement and bylaws.

We recommend that several members from each club attend as more than one member should be knowledgeable about club accounting and bookkeeping. 

Participants will need to attend for the entire day with a break for lunch.

Lunch on your own.

Sessions Scheduled by appointment only

Stock Selection Guide (SSG) III - Fort Leavenworth, KS
10/04/2014 8:30am - 12:30 pm


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

Note: West of Munson Health Clinic and north of DOIM.

Please click on the map link for details and directions.  Signs will be posted.

Plan for a few extra minutes to go through security as you enter Fort Leavenworth.  Stay in the right lanes if your vehicle is not registered on post.  Once thru security, proceed thru 3 signal lights and turn left at Grant's Statue (in the middle of the road), proceed thru 2 stop signs and the Conference Room is on your left.



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

Click here to register online


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.

Click here to register online



Portfolio Record Keeping - St. Joseph
10/11/2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM


Rolling Hills Library
Community Room
1904 N. Belt
St.
Joseph, MO (map)

Please click on map link for directions



Cost: Free

Free registration up to the morning of the presentation at the library or contact:

Connie Rehm
c3j10r@lycos.com

 



Find out what investment records to keep and for how long.

KC Treasurer's Workshop
01/01/2014 9:00AM - 4:00PM, 10/31/2014 on a Saturday


Contact Dennis Boatright for lacation & further details

dboatright4@att.net



Cost: Cost of all day class: $15.00

Lunch is on your own.


This workshop teaches accounting concepts and the responsibilities of the club treasurer.  The software used for the presentation will be Club Accounting 3, Online Club Accounting and Bivio.  Discussion also includes some club administration topics that can be taken back to the club, as well as the importance of a strong partnership agreement and bylaws.  Session will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Lunch on your own.



Review of Using Toolkit 5/6 - Fort Leavenworth
11/01/2014 Saturday from 08:30 AM - 12:30 PM


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

Plan for a few extra minutes to go through security as you enter Fort Leavenworth.  Stay in the right lanes if your vehicle is not registered on post.

See the map link for directions.

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

Click here to Register Online


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

Portfolio Evaluation - St. Joseph
11/08/2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM


Rolling Hills Library
Community Room
1904 N. Belt
St.
Joseph, MO (map)

Please click on map link for directions



Cost: Free

Free registration up to the morning of the presentation at the library or contact:

Connie Rehm
c3j10r@lycos.com



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