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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 9/28/2017, ending 11/9/2017

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: 09/28/17

End date: 11/09/17



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We offer several Personal Finance classes, generally two or more times a year.  Our Spring semester opens for registration in mid-January, our Summer in mid-May, and our Fall in mid-August.  We encourage you to add your name to our interest list to receive information on the next offering of classes.  To add your name to our interest list, simply register for this free class (add to your cart and checkout).

Schedule : ; ; Class Skip Dates :Self-Paced

Instructor : Staff Staff 

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

Class Fee: $0.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start Date: upon registration



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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 10/14/2017, ending 10/14/2017

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: 10/14/17

End date: 10/14/17



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One of the biggest steps you take in life is buying your first home or condo. Are you ready? Learn what happens –and when – throughout the home-buying process. Understand what banks consider when it comes to loan qualifying, plus the ins and outs of different types of loans so you can make the best choice for you. Stop surfing the ‘net for info and meet face-to-face with a living, breathing, experienced mortgage loan representative to get the real scoop and your questions answered! *Couples (or two friends) can save $19 by signing up at the same time for $79!  

Schedule : Weekly -Thu 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 10/12/2017, ending 10/12/2017

Instructor : Dean Higuchi 

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

Class Fee: $49.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 10/12/17

End date: 10/12/17



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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 9/28/2017, ending 9/28/2017

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: 09/28/17

End date: 09/28/17



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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 10/5/2017, ending 10/5/2017

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: 10/05/17

End date: 10/05/17



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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 10/12/2017, ending 10/12/2017

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: 10/12/17

End date: 10/12/17



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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 10/19/2017, ending 10/19/2017

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: 10/19/17

End date: 10/19/17



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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 10/26/2017, ending 10/26/2017

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: 10/26/17

End date: 10/26/17



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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 11/2/2017, ending 11/2/2017

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: 11/02/17

End date: 11/02/17



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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 11/9/2017, ending 11/9/2017

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: 11/09/17

End date: 11/09/17



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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 - 12:30 PM; starting 11/4/2017, ending 11/4/2017

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: 11/04/17

End date: 11/04/17



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