Young Money Offers $1000 Grand Prize with Stock Market Game

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YoungMoney.com is giving away nearly $2,000 in their first Stock Market Game Contest of 2009, sponsored by ShareBuilder from ING DIRECT.

Young Money offers the Stock Market Game to provide an entertaining risk-free way of learning about investing--one component of financial literacy. We feel our Stock Market Game is an invaluable tool to help teach young people about investing.

YoungMoney.com is giving away nearly $2,000 in their first Stock Market Game Contest of 2009, sponsored by ShareBuilder from ING DIRECT.

First Prize: $1,000 cash (1 winner)
Second Prize: $200 cash (3 winners)
Third Prize: $50 cash (5 winners)

The Young Money Stock Market Game is a free game that allows members to practice trading in a lifelike brokerage simulation. By participating in the community, YoungMoney.com members learn the ins and outs of Wall Street by investing $1,000,000 in virtual money. The Young Money Stock Market Game features real-time trading simulation and multiple contests. Beginning investors can practice stock market trading, compete with friends and investors, and win real money.

Ben Levy, CEO of Young Money, says that "Young Money offers the Stock Market Game to provide an entertaining risk-free way of learning about investing--one component of financial literacy. We feel our Stock Market Game is an invaluable tool to help teach young people about investing."

Winners will be determined by the percentage gain within their portfolio during the contest period. The First Prize winner will be the investor with the highest percentage gain in a two-month period. Contests must enter by Friday, February 6, 2009 to be eligible to win. One portfolio may be created per email address.

ShareBuilder from ING DIRECT is sponsoring The Young Money Stock Market Game to encourage young investors to explore the stock market and familiarize themselves with investing. ShareBuilder from ING DIRECT is an online brokerage giving anyone access to the returns of the Stock Market. ShareBuilder makes it simple to for young investors to get started with no account minimums, no inactivity fees, and low transaction costs.

For more information, visit Young Money Stock Market Game.

About Young Money
Headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland, YOUNG MONEY® was launched in 1999 to change the way young adults earn, manage, invest and spend money. As a leading national money, business and lifestyle magazine written primarily by student journalists, YOUNG MONEY specifically focuses on money management, entrepreneurship, careers, investing, technology, travel, entertainment and automotive topics. For more information, please visit youngmoney.com.

About ShareBuilder from ING DIRECT
ING DIRECT, the nation's largest direct bank and largest thrift, is dedicated to inspiring Americans to become a nation of savers. Since its inception in 2000, more than 7.3 million Americans have entrusted their savings with ING DIRECT, building the bank to $81 billion in assets. For more information about ING DIRECT, please visit ingdirect.com or call 1-800-ING-DIRECT.
ING DIRECT targets early-stage savers and investors - ING DIRECT through the Orange Savings Account, Electric Orange, and CDs.

ShareBuilder Securities Corporation sharebuilder.com is an online brokerage designed for automatic, long-term investing. The company's vision is to increase the personal investing rate of the average American by helping individuals build and manage wealth over the long term. Customers pay low commissions on individual transactions, have no account minimums and can choose from three pricing programs. For more information about ShareBuilder, please visit http://www.sharebuilder.com or http://www.ingdirect.com.
ShareBuilder offers investment products including stocks, exchange-traded funds, and mutual funds.

ShareBuilder Securities Corporation, a subsidiary of ING Bank, fsb, is a registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC. ShareBuilder Advisors, LLC, a subsidiary of ING Bank fsb, is a registered investment advisor.

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