Monetta Young Investor Fund Partners with®

Stock certificates offer kids a sense of ownership in their favorite companies


Wheaton, IL (PRWEB) February 15, 2011

Monetta Financial Services, Inc., the investment advisor to the Monetta Young Investor Fund (, NASDAQ:MYIFX)] has established a partnership with GiveAshare LLC (, which offers one share ownership in over 100 of America’s leading companies and includes the authentic stock certificate.  Collectible stock certificates offer kids a sense of ownership that connect them to their favorite companies in a fun and educational way.

“We are delighted to partner with GiveAshare, as a valuable learning tool for kids” said Bob Bacarella, Monetta’s President. “Individual stock ownership is one of the basic ways to grab a young child’s attention to encourage them to get involved in the investment process at an early age.”

The partnership provides a discount to individuals interested in purchasing a share from GiveAshare to those that visit the Monetta Young Investor Fund website at

“GiveAshare and Monetta share a common objective to provide parents an easy way to help their kids learn about money and the stock market,” says Rick Roman, GiveAshare Founder. “We are also making available to Monetta Fund Shareholders our “I’m a Shareholder Kit” that was written to create interest in the management of money at an early age.”

The Monetta Young Investor Fund is a no-load mutual fund that invests half of its portfolio in Exchange Traded Funds (ETF’s) that track the S&P 500 Index combined with investments in large-cap growth companies that are recognized by most investors. The fund is designed to get kids involved in the investment process with an innovative portfolio structure and a financial literacy component. The minimum initial investment is $100, with the establishment of a $25 monthly automatic investment plan.*

GiveAshare specializes in selling real one share ownership in over 100 of the world's most beloved companies. The stock certificate is legally registered in the recipient's name entitling them to declared dividends, annual reports, and any other shareholder perks.

For more information on GiveAshare, please visit or for more information on the Monetta Young Investor Fund, please visit or call 1-866-YNG-INVESTOR (964-4683).

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