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Mutual Mania ($29.99) plunges players onto the stock exchange floor with $25,000. Players try to follow personal strategies for success by buying and selling mutual funds to amass the highest net worth by the end of the game. Designed for two to six players, ages 11 and up, Mutual Mania uses strategy and skill in a game where money, risk and reward collide col·lide
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Mutual Mania has been carefully nurtured for four years. The original idea came from Thomas Hopkins', President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. , personal experience in investing. After spending 20 years in school, Tom was concerned that he had not learned enough about the stock market. His inspiration for Mutual Mania was to develop a forum where anyone could learn about investing in a fun, risk-free, interactive environment.
Following in the footsteps of one of the world's most famous games, Monopoly, but instead of buying and selling real estate, Mutual Mania converted the concept to mutual funds. However, Mutual Mania separated itself from other financial games by basing the game on playing strategy and market fluctuations, rather than chance and lucky rolls of the dice.
Competitive Edge has also developed a Teaching Guide that is used in conjunction with the game in Canadian school systems and is now being introduced in U.S. schools.
Chuck Hopkins, VP, Sales of Competitive Edge, explained, "I don't think anyone grasps the understanding of the market until they risk their own cash. Mutual Mania takes the intimidation out of investing, gives a solid understanding of different funds and elements that impact stock performance, all within the confines con·fine
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