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Teaching Children About Investing

What are six ways experts at The Wall Street Journal feel will help children begin to understand how to invest?

Experts at The Wall Street Journal believe that, in order to successfully teach children about investing, parents need to start having conversations about investing when children are young; have children invest in companies they understand; teach children about the effects of inflation before they invest; let older children share in managing their investments; let children learn from making wrong choices in their investments; and always reinforce charitable values.


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