Investing During Recession


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There has been a lot of talk about recession lately – how long and deep it would be and how it might affect our lives and investments. During a recession, investors need to remain disciplined and look for opportunities to pick up high-quality assets at discounted prices. In this workshop, we will examine the impact of recession when it comes to your investing strategy – in plain words, this is for women who want to take their investing skills to the next level. If you want to better understand investment risks and rewards, have dabbled into investing in the past, or if you are simply looking for a refresher, this is the class for you.In this 2-part workshop, we will discuss good recession investment strategies, sectors that perform well during recession, mistakes to avoid (e.g., investing in highly leveraged, cyclical, and speculative assets),compare funds to find quality investments, interactive online tools for stock research, building an effective watchlist, and methods to stay disciplined through volatility. Come join us as we walk through building portfolios for different time horizons and risk tolerance. Beginner level knowledge of investing is required. Beginners are encouraged to attend our “Women and Investing 101” class as a prerequisite.

Sumeit Aggarwal is the Co-founder and Managing Partner of Finhive, a social enterprise dedicated to providing financial education to communities and small businesses. She is a Nearpod Certified Educator, an award-winning student engagement platform.
Sumeit earned her Certificate in Financial Planning from Boston University, MBA from Babson College and was recently featured by Babson for fighting the gender investment gap. She holds a Master’s degree in Information Systems from Northeastern University and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Delhi University.

Sanjay Aggarwal, CPA, MBA is dedicated to helping individuals and families achieve personal financial success. Sanjay has held senior corporate roles in accounting, tax and finance, and previously worked at a big-four accounting firm auditing and advising large public companies, fast growing startups, and IPOs.

Start Date: 05/12/23, 2 meetings
Class Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Day of Week: Friday
Location: Lexington High School
Instructor: Sumeit and Sanjay Aggarwal
Status: Running/Openings