SIFMA Foundation Announces Winner of Fall 2018 InvestWrite Competition
Johanna Van Fleet may still be in high school, but she knows as much about stocks, bonds and mutual funds as her friends do about emojis and apps – and now she’s offering that winning advice to a famous entrepreneur!
Van Fleet recommended an investment portfolio for Yvon Chouinard, of Patagonia, that was so compelling it won her first place in New Hampshire in the SIFMA Foundation’s Fall 2018 InvestWrite competition. From P/E ratios and ROIs to retirement planning and asset classes, Van Fleet’s broad knowledge of investing enabled this impressive senior from Concord High School in Concord, to climb to the top of the competition in New Hampshire for high school.
InvestWrite is a national essay competition that bridges classroom learning in mathematics, social studies, and language arts with the practical research and knowledge required for long-term personal financial planning, enhancing students’ ability across important academic and life skills. The competition serves as a culminating activity for participants in the SIFMA Foundation’s Stock Market Game program...