The Reason Why I Teach Investing

Most of you might already know I have an MBA in finance.

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The original reason why I pursued the degree was that I wanted to become a better investor and learn more about the stock market. I enrolled in my part-time MBA program in January of 2010 while working full time at my corporate job.

About halfway through the program I woke up and smelled the coffee. I realized that the vast majority of the courses I was taking had nothing to do with hands-on investing or the stock market.

Most of the courses were about corporate finance and other subjects that were not necessarily correlated to what I was looking for.

Not to mention my tuition was nearly $1,000 per credit. Thinking back to those days really makes me wonder what was I thinking?!

Thankfully, I managed my finances in a way that I wasn’t relying too much on loans. My employer was also helping with part of the tuition (thank God!). However, that number still makes me cringe. 

I thought about dropping out MANY times. However, I was so advanced into the program that I decided dropping out without the degree would not be a wise decision.

I ended up graduating with honors in the Spring of 2014. It actually took me longer to finish my MBA than my bachelor’s degree. I was 100% part-time and taking just 2 courses per semester. 

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I feel incredibly blessed that I was able to obtain a top-notch education from one of the best business schools in New York City.

I am also grateful for my undergrad education. I discovered my love for investing as a senior at the University at Albany. I wouldn’t be who I am without that strong educational foundation! 

The point I am trying to make is that most of what I have learned about stock market investing (specifically) and how to become a successful investor I did not learn in an MBA program.

I learned it thanks to becoming laser-focused in wanting to learn HOW to invest. 

I did my due diligence and sought quality resources, books, and individuals that helped me master the skill. Not to mention 11 years of hands-on investing experience under my belt (and counting).

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I bought my first stock in 2008 and have picked up a whole lot of knowledge (and investments) along the way. I’m still learning!

It took me many years of hands-on learning to understand the stock market as well as I do today.
I really wish that 11+ years ago I would have found a course like my Stock Investing Bootcamp to teach me what I needed to know to create a solid foundation in my investing journey.

A hands-on class on “real-life” investing would have saved me a whole lot of time and money.
But guess what – things happen for a reason and I’m grateful for it. Perhaps Girl$ on The Money would not be here today if it wasn’t for that journey. 

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The Stock Investing Bootcamp for beginners was born out of my passion for investing and teaching people, like myself back in those days, how to master this skill.

The five-weeks class includes THE best skills I’ve acquired over the course of 11+ years. I save you all the money -and most importantly – the TIME it took me to reach the level where I am at today. 

Don’t be the person that spends years trying to figure things out on your own without a set path.

You can only Google terms and strategies so long before you start getting frustrated – and trigger a massive headache :).

Time is literally money and this saying becomes even more REAL when it comes to investing.

I invite you to join the upcoming edition of our Bootcamp. Learn a skill that will stay with you for the rest of your life. For a fraction of 1 college credit! 

Reminder: We’re closing enrollment soon. Classes for the Spring 2020 edition begin on March 23rd.

Remember to invest in yourself. You are worth every penny. 

“See you” There 🙂

Cheers to Health & Profits!

Mabel

Questions? Send me a message Hello@girlsonthemoney.com

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Not ready to take the investing class just yet? Check out the resources below:

(1) Understanding Your Investing Options; A Starter Guide for Beginners Investors

(2) Stock Market Investing Mini Lessons for Beginners

(3) Stock Analysis 101: Step by Step Guide to Analyzing and Buying Stocks

Note: Books are included with your enrollment in the Investing Bootcamp. 

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