This interactive tool is a part of the online personal finance game, Gen i Revolution. This is one of the fifteen "Missions" available within the online game. This Mission takes about 30 minutes to complete. To sign up to play the game, you'll need to register for an account on the Gen i Revolution web site.
In Mission 1, students must convince Angela to invest in a 401(k) plan now to build wealth over the long term.
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