Teaching Kids About The Stock Market

Many financial professionals believe that the earlier children begin learning about investing and the basics of economics, the better their chances for future financial stability. Children can start to understand the importance of investing at a young age, such as with an allowance or piggy bank. Wall Street lies in the center of the United States economy. Almost every large company in the United States and big businesses around the world is traded on a stock exchange, from McDonalds to Microsoft. The stock market can teach children how to tract their investments, monitor company performance, practice proper money management techniques, and follow trends in the market. These principals will be picked up by children quickly, and the financial results will show. Learn more about the stock market and its history.

History of the Stock Market

How the Stock Market Works

Lesson Plans and Learning Tools

Stock Market Games

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