Club Description A club for middle school students who wish to learn about personal finances and investing as well as practice maintaining a virtual stock portfolio in a collaborative team-building (yet exciting competitive) environment.
Meeting Contact Barbara Karabas (parent volunteer, contact info in family directory)
Meeting Day & Time Friday mornings, promptly at 7:30 am, except for school holidays.
Specific dates and times are included on the school's master calendar.
The club finishes the year with an awards celebration in mid-April.
A field trip is also tentatively planned for the sometime in the spring.
Online Program The SIFMA Foundation’s acclaimed youth financial education program, The Stock Market Game™ (SMG) is an online educational activity for students that has served more than 13 million young people in grades 4-12 since its inception in 1977. SMG introduces students to the financial markets with an integrated curriculum as they learn math, economics and the importance of long-term saving and investing. Teams of 3-5 participants invest a hypothetical $100,000 in real stocks, bonds and mutual funds, learning cooperation, communication and leadership as they manage their portfolio.