Investing Basics for Kids

Financial Lessons and Investing Basics for Kids

Kids Investing — Portfolio Review Three Month Update

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It is a good idea to review all investment portfolios occasionally. I believe that even buy-and-hold investors should periodically review their holdings to determine if there is something there that could be replaced with another stock with more potential. Personally, … read more Kids Investing — Portfolio Review Three Month Update

Financial Lessons and Investing Basics for Kids

Kids Investing — Taking Risks

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Take a Flyer One of the greatest things about investing with your kids is the ability to “take a flyer.” Not every stock that you build their portfolio with needs to be a tried-and-true blue chip with a 100-year history … read more Kids Investing — Taking Risks

Financial Lessons and Investing Basics for Kids

Kids Investing — Best First Stocks For Kids

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Buying Your Kids Their First Stock Getting kids started, and more importantly interested, in trading is a great first step towards their future financial well-being and independence. We discussed setting up their first account using Stockpile here. Once their account … read more Kids Investing — Best First Stocks For Kids

Financial Lessons and Investing Basics for Kids

Kids Investing—Learning About Earnings

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Corporate quarterly earnings might not sound like an exciting topic for eight and nine year olds, but when they own a few shares of Target stock, suddenly they’re interested. This morning Target (TGT) reported quarterly earnings that blew away expectations, … read more Kids Investing—Learning About Earnings

Financial Lessons and Investing Basics for Kids

Getting Kids Interested in Investing

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My kids had seen me trading for years, and they had a rough idea of what it was I do, but recently I decided to get serious about teaching them about investing. I opened them their own Stockpile accounts and … read more Getting Kids Interested in Investing

Stockpile – Easy Investing for Kids

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Starting Early – Simple Finance Lessons Build Confidence I first heard of Stockpile from a sailing family whose ten-year-old son was interested in the stock market and had begun to use it, with very good results. I’m not talking about … read more Stockpile – Easy Investing for Kids