How to Teach Your Kids to Invest

Warren Buffett famously started investing when he was just 11 years old -- and he's often quipped that he started too late. As Foolish investors, we know that our biggest advantage is time. The power of compounding practically guarantees success if you're invested for long enough. So it's easy to look back as an adult and wonder how things would have been different if we'd started as kids. And of course, it's a small leap from that to thinking about how our own kids could fare if they start today.

Kids do understand games, and they understand the concepts of keeping score and, of course, winning. With a little guidance, it is possible to get them started -- and even excited about -- investing. Click the video below to find out how.


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