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Basics of Investing Webinar

Not sure how to get started with investing? Learn the basics of investing in this one of a kind webinar!

Basics of Investing Webinar

Basics of Investing Webinar

  • 19:30
  • Webinar

Death, taxes, and the sun rising are, for the moment, the only things that are certain in life. One thing which is not certain is how wealthy or financially successful you will be in your lifetime.

With housing prices, the aging population, and inflation on the rise the need to secure your future has never been greater. Come time to retirement, pension funds around the world will be under tremendous pressure and it’s very likely that they will be insufficient/unsubstantial to provide enough for your retirement.

There are, however, lots of things you can do to ensure financial success and to build wealth for the future: namely investing. The problem is that many expatriates or internationals hesitate because they don’t know how or where to start and what to do. In this seminar, we will explore the basics of investing and how you can get started with investing or grow/reshape your portfolio. We will delve down into the following topics:

The Basics: The investment mindset, why invest anyways?

What makes up a portfolio?

  • What is a stock?
  • What is a bond?
  • What is a Money market instrument?
  • What is a commodity?
  • Other forms of investments
  • Portfolio diversification and risk
  • What are different strategies for investing?
  • What is a mutual fund?
  • What is an exchange-traded fund (ETF)?

The challenges expatriates face when investing

  • Lack of knowledge of investing and the markets.
  • Multiple pensions, currencies, and cross-border assets.
  • How to address these challenges.

How to choose your investment

  • Investment risk vs reward
  • How to choose the right asset(s) for you?
  • What are different strategies for investing?

Portfolio management

  • Portfolio diversification and risk mitigation
  • Unit Cost Averaging
  • How world events and central banks affect markets
  • How to get started and where to go?

Who this webinar is for

This is webinar is for you if you are new to investing or want to refresh your knowledge of the basics. No previous financial knowledge is required to understand the seminar.


19:30 – 21:0 – Luke Staden Presentation & Q&A



About the Speaker

Luke Staden is a licensed financial advisor with extensive experience in the Dutch, German and UK markets and has helped many expatriates plan their financial future. He is passionate about investing and even more so about helping internationals reach their financial goals & dreams!