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.

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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The Dollar-a-Day Challenge

We want every student to not only learn the concepts of investing, but also put those concepts into practice by participating in the Dollar-a-Day Challenge. This is an opportunity for students to start investing their own money. Students who participate in the Dollar-a-Day Challenge may be eligible for a Free Money Match from our donors.

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Global Stock Pitch Competition

YIS’ annual flagship event is the Global Stock Pitch Competition. This competition is the culmination of investment skills gained during the year and provides High School students hands-on mentoring in financial analysis. Students (either individually or in teams of two) create a “best stock idea” and analyze a publicly traded company–sometimes meeting with company management.

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YIS Overview


CFA Institute
World Federation of Young Investors

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Enter the Start Investing NOW Giveaway Today!

Want to win $100 cash? Our next Drawing is 6/30 when one lucky YIS student will win $100 for their investment account! Enter the...

- ReadMore - June 25, 2020

Welcome to Young Investors Society

Young Investors Society is proud to announce our newest West Coast Advisory Board Member, Stephen Andrew. Stephen is currently an investment professional at Clearlake...

- ReadMore - June 25, 2020

Money Skillz Bootcamp Coming Soon!

Young Investors Society will launch the Money Skillz Bootcamp in July 2020 for 7th-9th graders. This beginner 10-hour course comprised of The Seven Golden...

- ReadMore - June 23, 2020

We Want Your Feedback!

Help YIS become a bigger, better program for high school students! As YIS Teachers & Students, your feedback is very important to us. We...

- ReadMore - June 17, 2020

Check Out our Student Stock Tip of the Month for June

The growth of three main U.S. index funds––Nasdaq, Dow Jones, and S&P 500––has seemed unstoppable for years, but times have changed. Find out what...

- ReadMore - June 12, 2020

A Message From Young Investors Society

Young Investors Society encourages our community and members to join us in our fight for equality and to bring financial literacy programs to underserved...

- ReadMore - June 10, 2020
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