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'Mom, can I buy stocks?' GameStop provides teachable moment

Feb 19, 2021 - Associated Press Financial Wire

The recent GameStop frenzy provided what parents and educators call a teachable moment — an opportunity that presents itself to lend a little insight.

So what is the best way for parents to teach kids about investing, particularly when the market behaves oddly? The Associated Press talked to a few parents and financial experts for their tips:

KEEP IT SIMPLE

Parents should make sure kids understand money basics before they try to conquer investing. Once they're ready, don’t ...