It’s summertime, and my boys are just like most kids – all they want to do is play sports or splash in the pool.  However, I know they are happy to sit down with me and pay close attention for 10 minutes a month, even in the heat of the summer.  It’s when we go […]

Teach your kids financial literacy skills with BusyKid and Stockpile apps

Investing for teens

Teaching kids about money and investing from a young age is one of the best things parents can do.  Think about it.  Time is a key ingredient to investment success because you let the magic of compound interest do its work and build wealth for you. Kids have time!  Warren Buffett says that the biggest […]

How Can Your Teen Start Investing with Fidelity Youth Account

We have all heard of compounding, but let’s break it down to bare basics because compounding is one of the most important concepts to understand when managing your finances. I love this quote by Albert Einstein – “Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it. He who doesn’t, […]

The Most Important Investing Concept You Learned in 8th Grade Math

Money Books for Kids

Ever since my boys were babies, reading bedtime stories was a cherished part of our nightly routine.  We would snuggle in a big comfy chair and read “The Three Little Pigs” or “Three Billy Goats Gruff” for the hundredth time. Now my kids are older.  They can read on their own and each has a […]

The 18 Best Children’s Books About Money, by Age

BusyKid app

It’s no secret that children who do chores have higher self-esteem, are more responsible, and are better able to deal with frustration and delay gratification, all of which contribute to greater success in school.  But did you know that you can also use chores as an effective money teaching tool? A BusyKid allowance app is […]

How I Use BusyKid Chores App to Teach My Kids Money Management Skills

Teach Your Kids How to Invest in Stocks

Your days are full of work projects, carpools, busy to-do lists, and you haven’t had the time or the confidence to talk to your kids about money and investing yet.  You don’t even know where to begin.  I see you, and I get it.  Because I’ve been there…But I’m not anymore. What if I told […]

The #1 App I Use to Teach My Kids About Investing in Stocks

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