Upon completion of this module, you should be able to identify key elements of an investment policy statement, apply asset allocation techniques, perform basic risk/return analysis and valuation of securities, and describe basic investment strategies.

About the Author

Kristen MacKenzie, MBA, CFP®, CRPC® is an associate professor at the College for Financial Planning. Kristen has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, both as an active financial planner and as a provider of financial education. She graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in economics and later received her MBA at the University of Colorado. You can contact Kristen at kristen.mackenzie@cffp.edu.

Complexity Level: Intermediate