Material Detail (Inactive) is an interactive financial education site developed by a team from Baruch College and Miami University of Ohio for college-aged students and recent graduates. This project was funded by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation. 

The interactive website, free of advertising, provides glimpses of young adults facing real life decisions on how to use investments to achieve a wide range of goals.  There's information on how to set financial goals and explanations on the different types of investments and the "Top 10 Basic Things to Know" in personal finance.

Color posters, in pdf formats, to promote this website are available by contacting



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