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A "Whale" of an Investment: 3 Ways to Teach Your Kids How to "Invest"

May 19, 2021

My son wants to save the whales. It started when he started paging through a National Geographic. A pamphlet with a picture of a humpback whale slipped out. The pamphlet said, “Give a Gift.” A few minutes later, my son set $3.25 on my desk, wanting me to mail in his coins to the organization. I have to admit, I was endeared. I mean, how cute was that, sharing his hard-earned coins for the whales? I guess I shouldn’t have been surprised. A few years ago, my husband and I bought our kids 3 piggybanks: one for saving, one for spending, and one for sharing. We wanted to teach our kids that money wasn’t just for themselves; it was meant to be invested in causes and people important to their hearts as well.

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