Common Cents: Investments: The Gifts That Keep on Giving
The Common Cents article, Investments: The Gifts That Keep on Giving, reviews the different investment options for youth, including savings accounts, certificates of deposit, 529 savings plans and stocks.
An investment word match activity is also included. (This article was featured in the Fall 2011 issue of TEN Magazine.)
Download Common Cents: Investments: The Gifts That Keep on Giving
- Teachers: Read and discuss the different types of investments in class and use the match activity to reinforce understanding.
- Parents: Review investment options and consider gifting one to your child.
Teachers, Parents, Students
investment, saving, compound interest, stock, profit
Discussion and extension activities
About Common Cents
Common Cents is written by a Kansas City Fed staff member with more than 30 years of teaching experience. The column appears in TEN Magazine, the Kansas City Fed’s quarterly publication. Subscribe to TEN Magazine.