Learn the skills to navigate the stock market and build wealth over a lifetime.

Young Investors Society (YIS) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that gives high school students a unique opportunity to learn fundamental, long-term investing in an exciting and interactive way. It is traditionally run as an after-school club directed by amazing high school teachers who recognize the importance of financial literacy. The club experience was developed by some of the best investors and university professors in the industry. Together we’ll change the world, one investor at a time.

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Our Programs

The Young Investors Society is proud to offer a unique array of programs to build the next generation of investors.

Start Investing NOW

“You want your money to hang out with these two best friends: time and compound interest.” — Chris Hogan “You want your money to hang out with these two best friends: time and compound interest.” — Chris Hogan How it Works: The Start Investing NOW program is designed to encourage students to open a savings and/or [...]

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CFA Investment Foundations® Program

  Young Investors Society has partnered with the CFA Institute to bring the CFA Investment Foundations® program to our YIS students in Fall 2020. The CFA Institute Investment Foundations Program covers the essentials of finance, ethics, and investment roles, providing a clear understanding of the global investment industry. This 80-hour online learning experience is designed [...]

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CYIA™ Achievers

2018-2019 CYIA Achievers Student Name School /State/Region Sean Izaki Westlake High School, CA Lauryn Wang Westlake High School, CA Katia Arami Westlake High School, CA Nikhil Suresh BASIS-Scottsdale, AZ Shivank Agrawal BASIS-Scottsdale, AZ Alexander Burt BASIS-Scottsdale, AZ Bianca Hanly BASIS-Scottsdale, AZ Pranay Bhatt East New Brunswick High School, NJ Connie Lin Bellaire High School, TX [...]

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Partners

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CFA Institute
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World Federation of Young Investors

Latest Articles

Enter the Start Investing NOW Giveaway!

Have you entered the Start Investing NOW Giveaway? A new school year means another chance to enter the Start Investing NOW Giveaway! The Start...

- ReadMore - September 29, 2020

YIS Student Earns CFA Institute Investment Foundations Program Certificate!

Young Investors Society is proud to recognize Dhruv C. for earning the CFA Institute Investment Foundations Program Certificate! Dhruv is a first-year undergraduate at...

- ReadMore - September 28, 2020

2020-2021 Dollar-A-Day Challenge Essay Topic!

The 2020-2021 Dollar-A-Day Challenge Essay Topic has been released! Can Money Buy You Happiness? Why or Why Not? 100 students will earn the Dollar-A-Day...

- ReadMore - September 25, 2020

Welcome to our new West Coast Advisory Board Member!

Young Investors Society is proud to announce our newest member of the West Coast Advisory Board, Rebecca E. Bonds, CFA! Rebecca has over 20...

- ReadMore - September 23, 2020

YIS Back to School Merchandise Sale!

Don’t Miss the YIS Merchandise Back to School Sale! Stock up on club T-shirts & Hoodies all $15% off! Young Investors Society is excited...

- ReadMore - September 22, 2020

YIS & CFA Institute Partnership Announced

Young Investors Society is proud to partner with the CFA Institute to bring the CFA Institute Investment Foundations Program to Young Investors Society students!...

- ReadMore - September 19, 2020
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