money management

How Money Shapes the Story of Your Life


by John Christianson, author of "The Wealth Creator's Playbook" and CEO of Highland Wealth Mgmt 

Empowering Kids to Learn About Money

It’s never too early to teach kids about saving money. PNC’s School Bank Program offers on-site learning to enhance elementary and middle school classroom curriculum.

With pen and paper in hand, 10-year-old Brycen Carter eagerly awaits customers to approach him during lunch hour. Perched atop a stage in his school cafeteria, Carter sits behind a table draped with a PNC- branded tablecloth alongside two fellow fifth graders from Eastside Elementary in Anderson, Ind.

Every month, a handful of students like him are trained to volunteer as tellers for the PNC School Bank Program.

Are You Ready to Invest in Women?


By Kathleen McQuiggan, Senior Vice President of Global Women's Strategies for Pax World Management LLC and Managing Director of Pax Ellevate Management LLC 

Imagine walking into your first Wall Street job, fresh out of college, ready to take on the world. That was me twenty-five years ago when I boldly entered the world of finance as a sales assistant for two institutional brokers. At the time I knew nothing about investing or client service, but I knew that it was a fantastic opportunity to learn and it was an environment in which I could thrive – so I was all in. 

Responsible Investing Provides Careers for Women

Finding Real Opportunities to Succeed

by Nancy Reyes, Founder & CEO of RI Strategy Consulting (and formerly with Parnassus Investments)

Teaching Teens to Manage Money: It Takes a Nation to Raise a Financially Literate Generation


A former public accountant and financial manager, Kristine van der Hoeven translated her love for numbers into a career in education. Now a high school business teacher, she’s taught for nine years at public schools in the state of Washington and is currently Career & Technical Education Director at Mercer Island High School.

Capital for Water, Community Development and Impact Digital Media Entrepreneurs

Investors' Circle increases investment activity in targeted sectors
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Investors' Circle, a network of impact investors, is dedicated to the growth of businesses with high social and environmental impact. As mentioned in Forbes recently, the IC network invested more than $10 million in early-stage enterprises in 2012, and targets are higher for 2013. Some of the exciting companies in Water, Community Development and Impact Digital Media that raised significant investment through IC in 2012 are:

ING Foundation Awards Scholarships to Young Investors

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.

ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge Empowers Young Girls to Become Smart Investors

ING Money Makers See Their Investment Pay Off

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 Foundation Awards College Scholarships

Young Investors in Denver Receive ‘big check’

How would you perform managing a virtual, $50,000 portfolio? Young girls participating in the ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge have spent the past three years learning about money-management, and the gains they realized from their investment portfolio have translated into real dollars for their continued education.

ING Foundation Awards College Scholarships to Girls Inc. Young Investors

ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge Participants Complete Three-Year Program
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(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.

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