Today, U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) visited Canyon Hills Junior High School of Chino Hills, where students are participating in the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Foundation 12th Annual Stock Market Game Capitol Hill Challenge.
This 14-week challenge organizes teams of students by congressional district who are investing a hypothetical $100,000 in listed stocks, bonds, and mutual funds and learning the value of saving, investing, and the capital markets as they work together to maximize the return of their portfolios. The national top 10 teams will be recognized at an awards reception in Washington, D.C., this summer.
“It’s never too early to impart the value of saving for a rainy day or retirement to the next generation, and it’s safe to say the students of Canyon Hills Junior High are a step ahead of the game,” said Rep. Royce. “Teaching financial literacy in our schools ensures that young people will go on to make responsible borrowing decisions, maximize their earning potential, and be well-prepared for their future.”
“For over a decade, the Capitol Hill Challenge Stock Market Game has helped students from around the country grow and learn about financial literacy,” said Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr., SIFMA President & CEO. “Our …read more
Source:: U.S. Rep. Ed Royce