Smart investing@your library®

Smart Investing onlineInterested in learning to make wise investing decisions

Consider signing up for one of three investment education courses focused on your stage in life...

“Starting Out”
course is for beginning investors
“Building Up”
targets those in mid-life
“Making It Last”
focuses on those near or in retirement


Each course involves four online modules and is tailored to the investment challenges of each age group. Topics include:

  • balancing risk
  • cutting investment costs
  • choosing an investment adviser, and
  • fine-tuning an investment portfolio at each life stage.

The FREE courses are taught by Dr. Cynthia Fletcher. This program is made possible by a grant to Iowa Library Services from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation through Smart investing@your library®, a partnership with the American Library Association.

Course enrollment

Smart investing@your library® online courses are open for enrollment at anytime. Download and follow the enrollment instructions to get started today!

Upcoming Programs

Local libraries are offering Smart Investing courses that incorporate face-to-face “kick-off” and “wrap-up” sessions taught by ISU Extension and Outreach at the library. Contact the Family Finance Specialist in your area about upcoming programs.

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