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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 3/30/2017, ending 5/25/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 4/6/2017, 5/4/2017)

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: 03/30/17

End date: 05/25/17



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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 3/30/2017, ending 3/30/2017

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: 03/30/17

End date: 03/30/17



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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 4/13/2017, ending 4/13/2017

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: 04/13/17

End date: 04/13/17



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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.   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 those with little or no investment experience. Topics include basic investment terminology, what diversification really means, indexed funds, the basics of mutual fund analysis, and more.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 4/20/2017, ending 4/20/2017

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: 04/20/17

End date: 04/20/17



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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 4/27/2017, ending 4/27/2017

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: 04/27/17

End date: 04/27/17



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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 5/11/2017, ending 5/11/2017

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: 05/11/17

End date: 05/11/17



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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 5/18/2017, ending 5/18/2017

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: 05/18/17

End date: 05/18/17



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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 5/25/2017, ending 5/25/2017

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: 05/25/17

End date: 05/25/17



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Medicare 101 

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Medicare doesn't provide coverage for all health needs. Because of that, the typical retiree with Medicare currently spends about $4600 a year on health care expenses, according to an AARP study. And what happens if you don’t enroll? Get in-depth information about all parts of Medicare -- Part A-for hospitalization coverage, Part B-for physicians' coverage, Part C-Medicare Advantage, and Part D-the prescription drug program. Find out  what they will and won’t cover, and how and when to enroll. Sam will also discuss 2016 updates and changes to the program.  

Schedule : Weekly -Sat 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM; starting 4/8/2017, ending 4/8/2017

Instructor : Samuel Rad 

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

Class Fee: $25.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

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Start date: 04/08/17

End date: 04/08/17



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Running out of money is the #1 fear of retirees, according to AARP. And the average retiree misses out on thousands of dollars simply by not understanding how to optimize Social Security benefits. Don’t let this be you! This easy-to-understand class demystifies the social security system. and presents the wide variety of options. For instance, there are 201 different ways a married couple can claim benefits! Failing to use the right strategy can lose you hundreds of thousands of dollars over your lifetime and potentially put a surviving spouse at serious financial risk. Almost everyone is going to file for Social Security and this class will help singles and couples maximize their benefits. Unfortunately, it will not help those who’ve been collecting for more than a year. Couples should attend together, so bring your significant other for only $10 more.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 3/25/2017, ending 3/25/2017

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: 03/25/17

End date: 03/25/17



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Running out of money is the #1 fear of retirees, according to AARP. And the average retiree misses out on thousands of dollars simply by not understanding how to optimize Social Security benefits. Don’t let this be you! This easy-to-understand class demystifies the social security system. and presents the wide variety of options. For instance, there are 201 different ways a married couple can claim benefits! Failing to use the right strategy can lose you hundreds of thousands of dollars over your lifetime and potentially put a surviving spouse at serious financial risk. Almost everyone is going to file for Social Security and this class will help singles and couples maximize their benefits. Unfortunately, it will not help those who’ve been collecting for more than a year. Couples should attend together, so bring your significant other for only $10 more.

Schedule : Weekly -Sat 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 4/22/2017, ending 4/22/2017

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: 04/22/17

End date: 04/22/17



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Experienced real estate investor Leo Summerhays says it doesn’t matter what the market is doing—the principles of real estate don’t change. What matters is what you want from real estate, and whether a particular property can help you accomplish that. Get real-life perspective on the benefits and burdens of owning real estate, without the hype and sales pitch. Learn to evaluate properties in terms of what you want—a home, tax break, appreciation or cash flow—so you know when to get in, if at all. Extensive handouts are included in the class fee but you’ll be crunching numbers, so bring pen, paper and calculator. To buy or not to buy? That is the question you’ll be able to answer. Couples can save $19 by signing up at the same time for $139.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM; 4 sessions; starting 4/22/2017, ending 5/13/2017

Instructor : Leo Summerhays 

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

Class Fee: $79.00

Materials Fee: $0.00

Start date: 04/22/17

End date: 05/13/17



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