With rapidly advancing technology available to consumers in 2016, almost everyone has an opportunity to take control over their own funds and make significant financial decisions. Certainly, it requires a level of financial literacy, but it is no obstacle anymore as tech-powered educational platforms allow users to learn from real-world trading strategies on how to successfully build their own portfolios. Let’s look at some interesting examples of educational solutions to learn trading and investments.
SmartAsset's free and interactive tools help users to make smarter decisions on home buying, refinance, retirement, life insurance, taxes, investing, personal loans, student loans and credit cards. The platform is designed to empower people with highly personalized information and recommendations around major financial decisions.
Invest Diva is the online arm of KPHR Capital, LLC based in New York. The company’s mission is to empower and educate people everywhere to make money on the side by responsible online trading.
Wall Street Survivor offers step-by-step courses, dead-simple articles and videos and real-time simulators to help users to develop the skills they need to take control of their finances. “Wall Street Survivor is on a mission to demystify investing and personal finance through interactive and comprehensive education. We take the complex concepts needed to succeed financially and break them down into easy-to-understand lessons.”
dough is the next generation of investment software designed to make trading options simple and fun. dough’s interactive video lessons teach users how to trade like a pro. Moreover, the platform allows getting inside the heads of other traders by following their trades and strategies.
WarriorTrading is a provider of market education and trader chat rooms. The platform offers daily market education in its Day Trading Chat Room, a basic training course on trading stocks. Users can enjoy streaming audio, video and screen share as well as receive stock and option trade alerts via SMS texts, email and chat room alert.
TraderMob is a real-time virtual trading platform. “Trade better through practice and education. Compete in real-time, social, completely transparent contests.” Trading is completely transparent for educational purposes. Users can watch in real-time what the best traders do and learn from them, track and analyze performance and trends. The platform also allows comparing their own performance with other traders of all levels.
PeepTrade is a financial information platform where anyone can see what top traders are doing with their own money, in real time. Users can unlock the profiles of top traders to find their portfolios, new trades, and exclusive opinions. They can also see trending financial news, connect with other users on public message boards and enter trading contests.