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Get Kids Excited About Investing

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Kids all have their own personalities, but most of the time, they follow what they know. That means if parents yell, scream, and create drama, so do kids. If parents are laid back and open minded, their kids generally see the world with a broader view. While, you can change behaviors as an adult, its much easier to imbed good habits at an early age. In our house, financial literacy is one of the habits we’re trying to cement during the formative years. It’s important to teach kids about wants vs needs, plus how to spend and save responsibly. Recently, we’ve found that its also easy to get kids excited about investing! An Easy, Cheap Way Kids Can Invest in Stocks I am a big fan of some of the new types of brokerages that make investing less expensive and easy to understand. With Motif Investing, I think we’ve found the medium where small time investors can buy stocks without losing a big chunk of money to fees. With Motif, you can choose up to 30 stocks in a pre-selected bundle called a Motif, or you can build your own. The minimum buy in is only $250, and each trade ...

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