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Brian Asher’s Investment Planning workshops—one of Westside Extension’s original offerings in 1995—are still immensely popular today. Since 1985, through all kinds of economic environments, Brian has empowered investors to make intelligent investment decisions, implement informed strategies, and manage risk. Increase the likelihood of a better financial future using common sense and independent thinking, and learn how to take advantage of market fluctuations, increasing the potential for profit. It’s never too late to benefit from Brian’s wealth of knowledge and experience. All levels welcome.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM; 7 sessions; starting 4/12/2018, ending 5/24/2018

Instructor : Brian Asher 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $149.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Please read: SAVE MONEY! EVEN IF YOU ATTEND ONLY 4 ...More

Start date: 04/12/18

End date: 05/24/18



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72% of Americans do not have an estate plan which includes a Will, Trust, Power of Attorney and Healthcare Directive.  Without these important documents you leave your self exposed to probate, lawsuits, taxes and a loss of control over your healthcare decisions.  This easy to understand class is designed to help you put together these documents in the least painful way. We will empower you to create a life by design where your estate can be protected and passed down to your loved ones based on your wishes with the least amount of tax and headache. Couples should attend together, if possible, for just $10 more.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM; starting 3/24/2018, ending 3/24/2018

Instructor : Samuel Rad 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $29.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Please read: Couples should attend together, if possible, ...More

Start date: 03/24/18

End date: 03/24/18



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Brian Asher’s Investment Planning workshops—one of Westside Extension’s original offerings in 1995—are still immensely popular today. Since 1985, through all kinds of economic environments, Brian has empowered investors to make intelligent investment decisions, implement informed strategies, and manage risk. Increase the likelihood of a better financial future using common sense and independent thinking, and learn how to take advantage of market fluctuations, increasing the potential for profit. It’s never too late to benefit from Brian’s wealth of knowledge and experience. All levels welcome. Make a wise investment in yourself, take individual modules to meet your needs or save $124 by signing up for the whole 7-part series. If you take only one of Brian’s classes, take this one. This general overview applies whether you invest in stocks and bonds, bank accounts or real estate. Brian will cover the purpose of investing, how to start a savings plan, planning for emergencies, managing debt and why people fail to achieve financial independence.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 4/12/2018, ending 4/12/2018

Instructor : Brian Asher 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $39.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Please read: SAVE MONEY. EVEN IF YOU ATTEND ONLY 4 ...More

Start date: 04/12/18

End date: 04/12/18



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Brian Asher’s Investment Planning workshops—one of Westside Extension’s original offerings in 1995—are still immensely popular today. Since 1985, through all kinds of economic environments, Brian has empowered investors to make intelligent investment decisions, implement informed strategies, and manage risk. Increase the likelihood of a better financial future using common sense and independent thinking, and learn how to take advantage of market fluctuations, increasing the potential for profit. It’s never too late to benefit from Brian’s wealth of knowledge and experience. All levels welcome. Make a wise investment in yourself, take individual modules to meet your needs or save $124 by signing up for the whole 7-part series. Take the mystery out of the stock market. Learn what stock is and how it works—plus talk about stock yields, the three rules of stock investing, making your money grow, and the importance of dividends.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 4/19/2018, ending 4/19/2018

Instructor : Brian Asher 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $39.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Please read: SAVE MONEY. EVEN IF YOU ATTEND ONLY 4 ...More

Start date: 04/19/18

End date: 04/19/18



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Brian Asher’s Investment Planning class is a time-tested, exceptionally robust educational experience. One of Westside Extension’s initial offerings in 1995, it continues with immense popularity today. Over 19 years, through all kinds of economic environments, Brian has empowered investors to make intelligent investment decisions. Gain valuable information to help you manage risk and implement informed strategies. Increase the likelihood of a better financial future by developing and maintaining a winning attitude using common sense and independent thinking, and learn how to take advantage of market fluctuations, increasing your potential for profit. Time is on your side, it’s never too late to benefit from Brian’s vast wealth of knowledge and experience.  Make a wise investment in yourself, take individual modules to meet your needs or save $124 by signing up for the whole 7-part series.   Investing as little as $50 a month with a 10% return can make your investment grow to more than $10,000 in 10 years. This popular class is great for anyone with little or no investment experience. Topics include basic investment terminology, what diversification really means, indexed funds, and the basics of mutual fund analysis, and more.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 4/26/2018, ending 4/26/2018

Instructor : Brian Asher 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $39.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Please read: SAVE MONEY. EVEN IF YOU ATTEND ONLY 4 ...More

Start date: 04/26/18

End date: 04/26/18



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Brian Asher’s Investment Planning workshops—one of Westside Extension’s original offerings in 1995—are still immensely popular today. Since 1985, through all kinds of economic environments, Brian has empowered investors to make intelligent investment decisions, implement informed strategies, and manage risk. Increase the likelihood of a better financial future using common sense and independent thinking, and learn how to take advantage of market fluctuations, increasing the potential for profit. It’s never too late to benefit from Brian’s wealth of knowledge and experience. All levels welcome. Make a wise investment in yourself, take individual modules to meet your needs or save $124 by signing up for the whole 7-part series.   With several thousand mutual funds to choose from, how do you pick? Learn more about analyzing mutual funds, load vs no-load funds, funds families, your 401(k) and 403(b) investment options, and exchange traded funds (ETFs).

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 5/3/2018, ending 5/3/2018

Instructor : Brian Asher 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $39.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Please read: SAVE MONEY. EVEN IF YOU ATTEND ONLY 4 ...More

Start date: 05/03/18

End date: 05/03/18



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Brian Asher’s Investment Planning workshops—one of Westside Extension’s original offerings in 1995—are still immensely popular today. Since 1985, through all kinds of economic environments, Brian has empowered investors to make intelligent investment decisions, implement informed strategies, and manage risk. Increase the likelihood of a better financial future using common sense and independent thinking, and learn to how to take advantage of market fluctuations, increasing the potential for profit. It’s never too late to benefit from Brian’s wealth of knowledge and experience. All levels welcome. Make a wise investment in yourself, take individual modules to meet your needs or save $124 by signing up for the whole 7-part series. Learn why the internet may or may not be your friend when it comes to doing stock research. Solid stock research involves looking at earnings per share, price earnings ratio, PEG ratio, and GARP—along with reading analytical tools like Value Line and Standard & Poor’s reports.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 5/10/2018, ending 5/10/2018

Instructor : Brian Asher 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $39.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Please read: SAVE MONEY. EVEN IF YOU ATTEND ONLY 4 ...More

Start date: 05/10/18

End date: 05/10/18



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Brian Asher’s Investment Planning workshops—one of Westside Extension’s original offerings in 1995—are still immensely popular today. Since 1985, through all kinds of economic environments, Brian has empowered investors to make intelligent investment decisions, implement informed strategies, and manage risk. Increase the likelihood of a better financial future using common sense and independent thinking, and learn to how to take advantage of market fluctuations, increasing the potential for profit. It’s never too late to benefit from Brian’s wealth of knowledge and experience. All levels welcome. Make a wise investment in yourself, take individual modules to meet your needs or save $124 by signing up for the whole 7-part series. Bonds are an integral investment choice. Brian will demystify government, tax free municipal, and corporate bonds—plus ratings, and how to purchase. He’ll also address proper investment allocation between stocks, bonds, and other assets to reduce portfolio risk.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 5/17/2018, ending 5/17/2018

Instructor : Brian Asher 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $39.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Please read: SAVE MONEY. EVEN IF YOU ATTEND ONLY 4 ...More

Start date: 05/17/18

End date: 05/17/18



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Brian Asher’s Investment Planning workshops—one of Westside Extension’s original offerings in 1995—are still immensely popular today. Since 1985, through all kinds of economic environments, Brian has empowered investors to make intelligent investment decisions, implement informed strategies, and manage risk. Increase the likelihood of a better financial future using common sense and independent thinking, and learn to how to take advantage of market fluctuations, increasing the potential for profit. It’s never too late to benefit from Brian’s wealth of knowledge and experience. All levels welcome. Make a wise investment in yourself, take individual modules to meet your needs or save $124 by signing up for the whole 7-part series. Take control! Learn how easy and wise it is to take advantage of tax-deferred savings accounts, traditional and Roth IRAs, IRA rollovers, and 401k and 403b plans. Start building your nest egg today.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 5/24/2018, ending 5/24/2018

Instructor : Brian Asher 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $39.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Please read: SAVE MONEY. EVEN IF YOU ATTEND ONLY 4 ...More

Start date: 05/24/18

End date: 05/24/18



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Understanding your Medicare benefits is essential for a healthy retirement, and you can get penalized if you don’t select your Medicare health benefits by age 65. Get in-depth information about the Medicare program, Part A, Part B, Part C, and Part D. Learn how to choose the best option for you and your family. We will also cover long term care, to help you prepare for a worry-free retirement and life. Couples should attend together, so bring your significant other for only $10 more.  

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM; starting 3/10/2018, ending 3/10/2018

Instructor : Samuel Rad 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $29.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Start date: 03/10/18

End date: 03/10/18



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Taxes take the biggest bite out of your retirement income. Imagine what you could do with an extra $10,000 of annual income if you just knew some of the simple rules of the game. This class will give you easy steps to maximize your retirement income using the most overlooked tax tips. For example, did you know you could get a $250,000 discount on taxes when selling your home just by making the right tax election? We will cover everything tax and retirement related which your accountant and financial advisor often overlook, including 401k, IRA, RMD, Social Security, estate, real estate, and investment tax secrets that the IRS wishes you didn't know! Remember, it's not what you make, it’s what you keep when it comes to money! Couples should attend together, so bring your significant other for only $10 more.  

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM; starting 4/14/2018, ending 4/14/2018

Instructor : Samuel Rad 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $29.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Please read: Couples should attend together, so bring ...More

Start date: 04/14/18

End date: 04/14/18



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There are over 230 different ways you can elect to take your Social Security retirement income. The wrong choice can cost you 1000s of dollars in lost income during your life. Do you know about the government monies for divorcees and widowers? This class is designed to help you increase your Social Security retirement income by revealing the secrets to getting the most from the Social Security system, so come find out about retirement income maximization. Couples should attend together, so bring your significant other for only $10 more. *Unfortunately, it will not help those who’ve been collecting for more than a year. 

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM; starting 2/24/2018, ending 2/24/2018

Instructor : Samuel Rad 

Location : West Los Angeles College Location : 
  West Los Angeles College.

Class Fee: $29.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Please read: Couples should attend together, so bring ...More

Start date: 02/24/18

End date: 02/24/18



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