Invest is a unique national program that educates high school and community college students on insurance, financial services and risk management topics, and encourages them to pursue a variety of careers in the insurance industry.
We provide comprehensive, educational materials and tools necessary to launch an Invest insurance education program in schools across the country. These interactive materials created to appeal to young people include an online e-book, lesson plans, textbooks and activities.Best of all, the resources are free to our schools thanks to the generous support of partner companies and independent insurance agents.
Founded in 1970 at Hollywood High School by the Independent Insurance Agents of Los Angeles, Invest started out educating students in insurance to become better insurance consumers. As time went on, it expanded to teach insurance agency and company operations, as well as encourage students to pursue insurance careers.
To learn more, click on How Can You Participate.Survey results from a recent Agency Universe Study* by Future One pointed to Invest as a solution to help save the future of the industry, with a majority of respondents stating the industry should encourage high schools and community colleges to help students plan for insurance careers," says Bob Rusbuldt, CEO of Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA).
*A collaboration of IIABA and leading independent agencies.