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Education Resources

If knowledge is power, we can help make you a superhero

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The most important asset an investor can have is knowledge. That's why we provide our clients with an exceptional educational experience using innovative, interactive resources. We strive to help you make more informed investment decisions—and have some fun while you're learning.

Learn on Your Terms

Decide what you want to learn, when you want to learn, and how you want to learn it—without wading through mountains of information. As a client, you can select our Rookie, Scholar, or Guru Essentials to get an entire learning curriculum that suits both your investment interests and current knowledge. Or, choose from our videos and courses to create your own learning path. With the Education Center, you’re in control.

Explore a Range of Resources


We make it easy to find what you're looking for. Search and sort an array of learning tools, including video playlists organized by topic, publications like thinkMoney® and The Ticker Tape®, an events calendar, and more. To further your investing knowledge, accessin-depth courses, coaching, and workshop events from our education affiliate Investools® from TD Ameritrade Holding Corp.

Feel like taking a test drive? Explore the learning tools you can use right now—including:

Investing Basics Retirement Planning Save for College Account Types Helpful Glossary


Put the Fun in Fundamentals

Learn, assess, and reinforce your knowledge in exciting, new ways. Score badges like “Newbie” and “Founder's Club.” Plus, at the end of each challenge, get recommendations guiding you to the next resource to help build on what you’ve learned. Sum it all up by using the progress bar to keep track of all your accomplishments.

Trade With More Confidence

Discover all you can do with our advanced trading platform, thinkorswim®. The thinkorswim Learning Center gives you access to an extensive archive of tutorials, how-tos, and more—all in one convenient place. Plus, dive into in-depth, in-platform training every weekday with Swim LessonsSM.

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