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Play Stock Market

Play the Stock Market

Whether or not your kids have any real money to invest, the stock market presents a great opportunity to learn about the world of high finance, . Mock investment can be almost as much fun, and a lot less stressful, than the real thing.

To get started, here is an article on investing activities you can do with your kids:

http://www.fool.com/FamilyFool/1997/970903InvestmentActivitiesforKids.htm

This article explains basic investing concepts:

http://www.parentmagazineonline.com/stories/402stockmarket.asp

If your kids think everything is more fun if they can do it online, here's a simulation investing game. Kids use news articles and "expert" information to make buy/sell decisions about pretend stocks. Whoever has the most money after 12 turns wins. There site has other financial resources for kids, including advice about saving.

http://www.fleetkids.com/buylo/buylo.b.html

 

   

 

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