2019 Annual Meeting
Educational Presenter: Saul Seinberg
Dividend Growth Investing -
An Investing Strategy for All
Investing in dividend paying stocks seems simple enough, but
building a portfolio of companies that return cash to their shareholders is
significantly different than investing in growth stocks that pay low dividends
or none at all in order to reinvest that money to support their capital growth.
While the SSG has some information pertaining to dividends and utilizes
dividend contributions in determining total return, key criteria on which
dividend paying stocks are best evaluated are not included in or best used by
the SSG. Thus, it is prudent to examine what these dividend related key criteria
are, why that information is important, where to get that information and how
to successfully use that information.
The presentation will start with the reasons a portfolio of
dividend paying stocks, in particular those experiencing dividend growth over
meaningful periods, may be suitable for you based on historical performance and
theory. We shall examine the criteria specific to evaluating dividend paying
stocks and how such criteria are applied to buy and sell considerations. In
addition, the approaches used for dividend reinvestment purposes will be
discussed. Lastly, sources of information for dividend paying stocks will be
covered, including sources of articles by leading analysts in this field.
Finding and Selecting Small and Mid Sized
Companies for your Portfolio
September 24, 2019
7:00 - 8:15 pm MDT
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No cost for this internet only event
The Small Talk series focuses on selecting companies that meet the definition
of small and mid sized companies as defined by BetterInvesting.
A small or mid cap stock is presented and discussed, then evaluated objectively by a strict
set of criteria. Attendees provide input to form a consensus judgment as
we complete the SSG together. Directors from the chapter will work through the
process of finding, evaluating, and selecting small companies.
Companies presented are placed in a virtual portfolio on Manifest
Investing, with each new addition beginning with $1,000. The link to
tracking of the performance of each of the selections over time can be found
Some of the sources we will be using
for Small Talk
the Investment Club Way
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Register at Colorado Free University
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Prerequisite: Introduction to Investment Basics or
This full-day workshop introduces the beginning investor to the tool used by investment clubs - the Stock Selection Guide (SSG) - to determine whether a company is a good, quality company that is trading at a reasonable price. The class is also recommended for investors who want to review the basics. We'll cove selecting the best companies, determining a fair price, estimating future growth and the risks and total return to be expected. In the afternoon, the class will participate in completing SSGs on selected companies. Intro to Investing is highly recommended prior to this class, but is not required.
The class consists of morning and afternoon
sessions, with a 45 minute lunch break. Lunch is on your own. You may
bring your own lunch or purchase a lunch at a nearby restaurant. The
Selecting the Best Companies
Learn to recognize high-quality growth stocks using the Stock
Determining a Fair Price
Continue the examination of the Stock Selection Guide to determine
the potential return of a stock.
Estimating Future Growth
This session provides guidance on how to make reasonable,
conservative projections of future sales and earnings growth rates.
Estimating Future P/Es
This session provides guidelines to help you make reasonable
projections for future high and low P/Es and determine if the stock is a
buy, sell, or hold.
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Registration for all classes or events must be received prior to the event.
We reserve the right to cancel classes when we have fewer than four
students. If you are registered and a class is cancelled, you will be notified by e-mail and given the option
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refunded. You do not have to be a Better Investing member to attend our
classes or other events. All events, even those with no charge, require
submission of a registration form. All handouts for classes will be
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Fall 2019 Education Schedule
All classes require a minimum of four registered attendees two days prior to the class date. Classes not meeting the minimum registration will be cancelled.
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Evaluating Mutual Funds and ETFs
September 18, 2019 - Register at Colorado Free University
course offered through Colorado Free University
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Congratulations! You have a deferred retirement account! Now you
need to select which are the best choices of mutual funds or
ETF's to put your money into. This class is for you.
class will help you make informed choices about fund selections,
based on your objectives and risk tolerance. We will look at how
to screen for funds, what criteria to enter into a screener, and
how to evaluate the results. Using Morningstar data sheets, we
will look at metrics on individual funds, and how to get the
most from the information provided. We will look at the
importance of diversification in selecting different funds, and
examples of diversified portfolios will be given for various
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Intro to Investing: Learn the Basics,
Risks, Principles of Growth and More!
September 14, 2019
Register at Colorado Free University
This class offered through Colorado Free University
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Class is a combination of three presentations. The first, "Why Invest in Stocks." will demonstrate why investing in stocks provides the best potential reward over time as shown by historical data.
"Understanding the Jargon" explains basic financial terms that are critical for the investor to understand in order to choose wisely and manage risk.
These presentations will also introduce the Stock Selection Guide (SSG), the Better Investing tool used by investment clubs to determine whether a company is a good, quality company that is trading at a reasonable price.
The third takes you on a guided tour of the Value Line data sheet. Learn how to use it as a basic research source to find fundamental information on a company.
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