Yahoo! Finance Canada posted a great article Monday about kids and investing.  Journalist Gail Johnson asked for my thoughts on this topic.  Here are a few key ideas I shared with her (which were included in this piece):

•    First, teach kids to learn how to save.
•    Help kids learn to stop, think and reflect when considering what to do with their money.
•    Ask kids to think long term (10 years out) when setting goals.
•    Don’t underestimate kids’ savvy when it comes to money.

Here is the link to the full article:  How young is too young to teach kids about investing?  Yahoo! Finance Canada

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Written by Susan Beacham
Susan Beacham founded Money Savvy Generation in 1999 after almost two decades in private banking and investment management complemented by considerable time teaching at the elementary level.

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