Investor Education: Knowledge

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." - Benjamin Franklin

 

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Avengers Comic Teaches Mad Money Skills

Join Spider-Man and the Avengers in this exciting educational comic about saving money and saving the day. The heroes team up to defeat the villain Mole Man and his evil army, all the while learning important financial skills. The action-packed comic features a budgeting worksheet, finance terms, and more!

 

EDUCATION

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Visa's Practical Money Skills program helps consumers and students of all ages learn the essentials of personal finance.  At practicalmoneyskills.com and whatsmyscore.org, anyone can access free educational resources, including personal finance articles, games and lesson plans.

 

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Can you ace this quiz?  According to the National Financial Capability Study, 61% of Americans were unable to answer more than three of the five questions correctly. Click the above image and see how financially literate you really are.

 

Learn About Investing

The Investor Protection Trust put together a website designed for individuals who want to learn all about the process of investing for a financially secure future. 

 

GAMES

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Give your financial knowledge a workout with the new Financial Football, a fast-paced, NFL-themed video game developed by Visa. Test your money management skills by answering financial questions that allow you to move down the field and score touchdowns. Are you warmed up and ready to compete?

 

FSI: Fraud Scene Investigator

FSI: Fraud Scene Investigator is an online interactive investor education program that teaches and empowers students how to detect and stop a million-dollar investment fraud and put the mysterious con man, “Mr. X,” behind bars. Through this free resource, students will learn how to research companies and understand the warning signs of fraudulent investment pitches. 

 

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A program by SIFMA designed for teachers to give their students a fundamental understanding of investing while providing real-world skills and hands-on practice in math, English language arts, economics, social studies, and other subjects in the classroom.

 

SENIORS

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ServeOurSeniors.org is an initiative by the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) to provide resources for senior investors, family caregivers, the securities industry, and policymakers.

NASAA & AARP's Free Lunch Monitor Program

 

MILITARY

Financial Field Guide

Kiplinger's popular personal finance guide offers comprehensive information and advice on critical issues facing military families.

SaveAndInvest.org's Military Page

Military Saves Campaign

 


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