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Investing Basics for Kids

Financial Lessons and Investing Basics for Kids

Kids Investing—Explaining ETFs

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Investing In Your Interests When I started out investing with my kids our first order of business was to buy stock in companies that they know and like. I think it’s an important step to get them interested, and keep … read more Kids Investing—Explaining ETFs

Financial Lessons and Investing Basics for Kids

Kids Investing—Using Their Own Money

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Kids Making Smart Decisions On Their Own Christmas was over and, like many their age, after the gifts were sorted, my kids were flush with cash. This situation always leaves them scratching their heads a bit. We aren’t exactly a … read more Kids Investing—Using Their Own Money

Financial Lessons and Investing Basics for Kids

Kids Investing—One Year Anniversary Celebration

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One thing I think we can all agree on is that financial education in our public school system leaves a lot to be desired. How many adults have said, “I wish they’d taught us that in school!” at least once … read more Kids Investing—One Year Anniversary Celebration

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Kids Investing—Compounding

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The definition of compounding interest is something they should be teaching to first graders. It is not a difficult principle to grasp, once explained. Compounding interest is interest calculated on initial principal, as well as on the accumulated interest from … read more Kids Investing—Compounding

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Kids Investing — Coming Out of the Virus

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Two months ago the coronavirus bear market was slamming stocks, and my kids’ investment accounts. Actually, they were still up substantially, but well off their crazy highs. Seeing as how their absolute minimum timeline for this account is ten years … read more Kids Investing — Coming Out of the Virus

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Kids Investing — Understanding Dividends

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A dividend is a payment made by a corporation to its shareholders, usually as a distribution of profits. When a corporation earns a profit or surplus, the corporation is able to re-invest the profit in the business and pay a … read more Kids Investing — Understanding Dividends

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Kids Investing—Your First Bear Market

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We began this Stockpile investing adventure six months ago, and at that time it would have been difficult to foresee the sort of volatility these budding portfolios would experience. Two months back, in February 2020, with the market at all-time … read more Kids Investing—Your First Bear Market

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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

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Kids Investing — Taking Risks

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Risk at Eight Instead of Fifty-Eight 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 … read more Kids Investing — Taking Risks

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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

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