This book uses basic, kid-friendly examples to explain concepts clearly and put them in context with neat historical anecdotes about the history of investing.
Get kids exploring current investing techniques like digital trading and impact investing.
Games, exercises, and discussion questions will help kids better understand, enjoy, and practice what they’ve learned—and even get parents involved.
Outgrow your piggy bank―an intro to investing for kids ages 8 to 12
Did you know that the sooner you understand money, the sooner you can make more of it? It’s true! Investing for Kids can help make you money savvy, showing you how to earn it, how to start a savings plan, and the best ways to invest and create a future with money in the bank.
With a little help from the astounding Dollar Duo―Mr. Finance and Investing Woman―this engaging guide to investing for kids ages 8 to 12 covers essential information about stocks and bonds, how you can invest in them, and how they can help you build your wealth. Learn about the concepts of “risk” and “reward” as well as learn how to diversify your portfolio and, ultimately, how to make your money grow.
Investing for Kids delivers:
Investing for Kids will give curious kids a jump-start on the basics of how money works.
“Dylin and Allison explain it all with kid-friendly reassurances for today’s tech generation! Young children can manage their money after they learn to count it, and we need to share these skills as soon as they’re ready. Your kids will have fun learning the basics today so that they avoid the big mistakes later in life.” ―Doug Nordman, Author of The Military Guide to Financial Independence and Retirement and Raising Your Money-Savvy Family for Next-Generation Financial Independence
“If you'd like to give your children the gift of a head start on their personal finances, Investing for Kids will deliver in a way that's not too complex and, dare I say, interesting. Read the book to your grade schoolers or middle schoolers, and you're almost certainly going to learn something new yourself!” ―Leif Dahleen, MD, Physician on FIRE
“Every preteen should read this, especially if they want to have more money and a chance of financial independence in the future. A great guide to the fundamentals of money in terms of history, money management, investment, and even entrepreneurship. A worthy investment of their time.” ―Paul Vasey, Founder of CashCrunchGames.com
“Investing for Kids is written in a way that encourages financial empowerment and makes investing fun. With the rapidly changing economy, it is so refreshing to read a modern take on investing and the impressive women and men who blazed the investing trail before us. I wish I had this book when I was younger!” ―Andy Hill, Award-Winning Family Finance Expert from MarriageKidsandMoney.com
Dylin Redling and Allison Tom are a married couple living in Oakland, California. Their book Start Your F.I.R.E. (Financial Independence Retire Early): A Modern Guide to Early Retirement and their website RetireBy45.com provides inspiration and tips for achieving FIRE. They have appeared in Forbes, CNBC, and many other publications. Before reaching FIRE in 2015, Dylin was an online marketing professional, and Allison was a technical project manager.