Investing Foundation Program

Get smart about investing. Faster than you think.

In the Investing Foundation Program, you'll enjoy live and online workshops that can help you quickly overcome fears and learn how to manage risk and protect capital. You'll discover tools that make it easy to find hot stocks, then analyze their fundamentals and know when to enter and exit trades. And you'll progress at your own pace, with one-on-one support from a coach to speed your progress, as you start managing your own portfolio.

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Courses Included

The Investing Foundation program gives you an information-packed investing course to help you start racing toward your financial goals.

Stock Investing

Investing isn't all about planning. It's also about action. Learn to make better informed investment decisions by setting your emotions aside and using Investools' exclusive 7-Step Investing Formula®. You'll develop the skills to create a personalized investment plan for your financial goals.

  • Learn the truths and misconceptions about self-directed investing, and protect your investment capital by calculating your appropriate risk and position size.
  • Identify current market trends and determine which investments help you reach your goals.
  • Build a watch list of companies to invest in, and learn to spot the right entry and exit points for your investments.
  • Manage and monitor stock positions with our Investor Toolbox® .

Three ways to learn at your own pace.

Attend the Stock Investing live workshop to interact with your instructors and get inspired by your peers. You can also work with an instructor in online workshops from your home or office. Your online coursework is available 24/7 for self-guided learning with video, demos, quizzes and more.

Featured Instructor

Scott Martin

After completing a 25-year career with a Fortune 500 company as an executive, Scott Martin devoted himself to studying the markets. He began his trading education in the same Investing Foundation courses he now teaches to tens of thousands of aspiring investors. He then undertook a comprehensive education with Investools, and joined the team as a workshop instructor in 2005. In the Stock Investing and Options Strategies courses, he teaches multiple strategies that can be used in all market directions to help students start taking control of their finances.

Our Best Support is Included:
Coaching, Tools & Community

You'll enjoy top-tier coaching support for 30 days± and a full 3 months of our exciting tools and community, to help you acquire new skills and confidence in no time flat.

30 days of One-to-One Coaching, Online Coaching & Trading Rooms®

Call our experienced coaches any time, and you'll receive personalized guidance. They'll listen to your goals and help you create your investing plan. You can also tune in for Online Coaching via webcast every trading day. Get analysis of the markets as they happen, and ask for help analyzing any trading strategies you're considering. In these sessions and in our Trading Rooms®, you'll develop greater confidence as you practice your investing skills.

3 Months Access to the Investor Toolbox & Community

As you put theory into action, you'll appreciate how our easy-to-use tools help you quickly identify market trends and spot opportunities. You'll also appreciate the support in our community, where it's easy to find help on coursework, study partners and informed commentary. You can even find colleagues to meet with offline. Or create your own group to keep working with students from your live or online Investing Foundation workshops.

Take the Investing Foundation Program

Start racing toward your financial goals with the Stock Investing course in live and online Stock Investing workshops, plus 30 days of top-tier coaching± and 3 months of tools and community support.

Standard Price


Enjoy access to the Investing Foundation Program for 3 months, with two powerful courses, tools and support to enhance your investing knowledge. Plus 30 days of personalized coaching guidance!

After your initial subscription period, you will be charged $59 per month.

TD Ameritrade Client Price


A special value on the Investing Foundation Program for qualified TD Ameritrade clients. Simply enter your UserID to receive the Investing Foundation Program at a discounted price.

TD Ameritrade User ID

After your initial subscription period, you will be charged $39 per month. Requires maintaining a minimum TD Ameritrade account value of $5,000 to qulaify.

TD Ameritrade Special Offer


Even if you are not currently a TD Ameritrade customer, you can still get the discounted price for the Investing Foundation Program if you indicate your intention to become a qualified TD Ameritrade client.

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After your initial subscription period, you will be charged $39 per month.

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