Innovative Approach Brings Investing Know-How and Confidence to More Girls Across U.S.
New York, NY, March 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – After three years of creating hands-on investment experience for girls, ING U.S. and Girls Inc., announced that they will expand their innovative education effort to serve more girls in more locations throughout the U.S. The program expansion includes the addition of five new ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge teams and the creation of a new one-year program that will take place at 19 locations. For more information and images, visit the ING-Girls Inc.
NYC Investment Divas Win ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge
How would you like a 54.55% return on your investment portfolio? The NYC Investment Divas who participated in the ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge can boast about the solid results they delivered managing a $50,000 virtual portfolio the past three years as part of an integrated investment- and economic-literacy curriculum.
Read what Rhonda Mims, president of the ING Foundation and head of the ING U.S. Office of Corporate Responsibility, had to say about community investment at ING U.S. and the importance of financial education in an interview with the Business Civic Leadership Center.
The ING Money Makers, the ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge team in Alameda, Calif., celebrated their successful money management skills during a Girls Inc. annual event Friday, July 27, where they received a “big check” from the ING Foundation. The team received $15,500, the gains from the initial $50,000 virtual portfolio that the girls participating in the program managed during the past three years.
ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge Participants Complete Three-Year Program
(3BL Media) May 31, 2012 - The ING Foundation is awarding college scholarships to teams of young girls who participated in the ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge, a program that provides practical, hands-on investing experience to girls at Girls Inc. affiliates around the country.
Financial empowerment is a central focus for the ING Foundation—and a natural extension of the ING brand, “Your Future. Made Easier.” The ING Foundation is committed to creating, funding and supporting programs that empower our customers and communities, and to deliver knowledge, encouragement, skills, and opportunity that can make a lasting difference in their lives.