ICI - Online Resources for Young Investors

Online Resources for Young Investors

Columbia Fundsí "Young Investor"
A mutual fund for young investors, financial games, a college calculator, ask "The Brain"
http://www.younginvestor.com/

Consumer Federation of Americaís "Teenage Consumers:
Teaching Your Children How to Save & Spend"
http://www.consumerfed.org/teachchild.pdf

Ernst & Youngís Moneyopolis
Designed to teach math skills to middle-school students through a financial planning game
http://www.moneyopolis.com/

Institute of Consumer Financial Educationís Children and Money
Saving, spending, and credit info for both young people and their parents
http://www.financial-education-icfe.org/children_and_money/index.asp

Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy
A clearinghouse for K-12 personal finance educational materials
http://www.jumpstartcoalition.org/

Kidsí Money Store
Order money-related games, books, banks, etc. online.
http://www.kidsmoneystore.com/

Monetta Young Investor Fund
A fund targeted at children and teenagers to help them develop basic financial life skills
http://www.younginvestor.com/

National Academy Foundationís Academy of Finance
Financial curriculum coupled with paid internships for junior and senior
high-school students
http://www.naf.org

National Endowment for Financial Educationís
"High School Financial Planning Program"
A six-unit personal finance program
http://hsfpp.nefe.org/home/

SECís "Test Your Money $marts"
Interactive quiz for students developed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
http://www.sec.gov/investor/tools/quiz.htm

Social Security Administrationís "Kids and Families" page
Social Security information for teens and younger children
http://www.ssa.gov/kids/

Sovereign Bankís KidsBank.com
Tutorials and quizzes on money and banking, saving calculators,
"Ask Mr. Money"
http://www.kidsbank.com/

The Stock Market Game
The Securities Industry Associationís Foundation for Investor Education administers this electronic simulation of securities market and mutual fund trading for students in grades 4-12, sponsored by the Investment Company Institute Education Foundation; the Nasdaq Education Foundation, Inc.; the New York Stock Exchange Foundation, Inc.; and Reuters, Ltd.
http://www.smgww.org/

StrongKids.com
Includes a retirement essay contest, interactive calculators, info on setting goals, making and investing money, sponsored by Strong Funds
http://www.strongkids.com/

Teen Consumer Scrapbook
Designed by teens for teens, this site discusses a variety of "rip-offs" directed at teensí wallets, including fake "brand-name" products, scholarship scams, and questionable modeling agencies.
http://www.atg.wa.gov/teenconsumer/

U.S. Treasuryís Page for Kids
Bond, tax, and inflation calculators, info on coins and currency, gifts and games
http://www.treas.gov/kids/index.html

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