Lance Armstrong Featured in Latest Issue of YOUNG MONEY® Magazine

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Seven-time Tour de France champion continues his crusade against cancer.

In the latest issue of YOUNG MONEY® magazine, set to hit college campuses nationwide this week, Lance Armstrong talks about his retirement from professional cycling, his battle back from cancer, and why his strategic collaboration with a national investment management firm fits into his life so well.

According to this latest YOUNG MONEY cover story Armstrong’s latest venture with American Century Investments, also a YOUNG MONEY partner is “…a wonderful match given my interest in improving the lives of people through better health and fitness, in conjunction with American Century’s commitment to financial well being,” said Armstrong.

Through a multi-faceted campaign featuring the former cyclist, American Century is encouraging investors to take action and approach their financial decisions with the same focus, drive and determination that helped Armstrong triumph over the challenges in his life, in particular, cancer.

Armstrong’s motivational force is easily seen in over 60 million yellow LIVESTRONG wristbands that adorn the wrists of people all over the world. To support the battle against cancer, American Century, in cooperation with the Lance Armstrong Foundation, has introduced LIVESTRONG™ Portfolios, a series of mutual funds that provide investors with a convenient way to take control of their finances (see http://www.livestrongportfolios.com for details).

For more information, or to read this article in its entirety, visit YOUNG MONEY magazine online at http://www.youngmoney.com.

Also featured in the September/October issue of YOUNG MONEY:

  • Pursue Your Career Passion: Three undergraduates traveled 12,000 miles across the country in a 28-foot RV to discover how chasing your dreams can be the best career move you ever make.
  • The Truth About Credit Scores: A recent graduate explains how to navigate the confusing world of credit scores and credit reports.
  • The New Entrepreneur Factory: The nation’s first College of Entrepreneurship is set to launch in January 2007.

For more information on the magazine, or to read additional article from this month’s issue, visit http://www.youngmoney.com.

YOUNG MONEY’s articles are written by college students for college students. The free bi-monthly magazine’s content addresses the financial concerns specific to this age group. The magazine, published by InCharge Institute, covers a variety of money-related matters including: saving/investing, credit cards, career choices and entrepreneurship. It reaches more than 300,000 college-age students and is distributed at nearly 40 college campuses nationwide.

To learn more, or to request a free subscription to the magazine, visit http://www.youngmoney.com.

Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, InCharge® Institute of America, Inc. is a national nonprofit organization with affiliates specializing in personal finance education and credit counseling. InCharge® Education Foundation, Inc. publishes YOUNG MONEY® magazine and MILITARY MONEY® magazine and offers basic financial management education to clients and the general public. InCharge® Debt Solutions provides professional credit counseling and financial education services to consumers and is a member of the Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies (AICCCA). For additional information, visit http://www.incharge.org.

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