How One Stock Can Make Your Kids Investing Experts

Parents often struggle to teach their kids about money. For the past four and a half years, my kids have each owned a share of Disney and a share of Nintendo. Lets see how those stocks have performed over time, and how I use them to teach my kids basic investing concepts.

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Fixing A Broken Watch and A Broken Heart – Spending $100 to Fix a $50 Watch

Not all our money decisions need to make economic sense. When my oldest son was in tears over the breaking of his great-grandfathers Timex, my husband and I knew we had to fix it even though it cost more to fix than replace. Learn about how we had to locate the one person in the US that fixes heirloom Timex watches, and making decisions from the heart instead of the wallet.

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Secondhand Kids Are The Best Kids

Even though my family earns a high income, I still like to get as much as possible for my kids through secondhand sources. Why? I’ve been a mother for fourteen years now, and can speak from experience how much better it is financially and for the environment. Where else but consignment shops can you pick up near-mint designer duds for kids for less than Walmart prices?

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