You might not realize it, but teaching your kids about investing and saving can be just as important as teaching them how to read and write.
In fact, kids start to understand the basics of how money works when they’re just three years old, according to some experts. And when they’re seven, a lot of the financial habits they’ll have for the rest of their lives are set. So the earlier you’re able to teach your kids about investing their money and the stock market, the better their financial habits are likely to be as adults.
Investing is a way to put your money to work in a diverse portfolio of stocks, bonds, and ETFs, with the objective of seeing your money grow over time. But when your kids are interested in the next new video game or toy, it can be hard to get them interested in saving and investing their allowance or babysitting money in the market.
With that in mind, Stash has put together these resources to help teach your kids about investing and to help you get started as a family: