The recent media circus surrounding the super-fast run-up and run-down in AMC, GME and a handful of other stocks has put a spotlight on the money that can be made and lost in the stock market.


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(Note: We write this with all sensitivity to those who have lost love ones this year, and with our own memories of those we have lost both from COVID and other reasons.)

I grew up in the farm country outside Wichita, Kansas. I told someone that one time, and he…


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In the real world, the turning of the calendar can be a busy time financially with the holidays, year-end bonuses, tax deadlines, etc. so it makes for a good time to share financial lessons with our kids too.

While many New Year Resolution diets, exercise routines, and other versions of…


Thanksgiving officially kicks off the holiday season, even if some people have had their lights up since November 1st.

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The “busy-ness” of prepping for Thanksgiving can be a perfect time to sneak some lessons to your kids.

Here are some ways you can teach your kids about money and the…


A good way to introduce your kids to the idea of the stock market is by talking about the businesses they see in their everyday life.

If we’re preparing our kids for the real world, we owe it to them to teach them how to handle and understand money, and…


For new investors, the different “order types” when buying or selling stocks can be confusing. This post will break some of the basics.

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Market Order

The “Market Order” is the simplest type of order. When you enter a market order, you are instructing your broker to buy or sell the…


Anyone can pick a stock. A monkey with a newspaper and a dartboard can pick a stock, or so I’ve been told. The goal is to buy stocks that will go UP in price. Easier said than done or everyone would do it.

There are a million or so reasons…


Good investors are like farmers. They plant seeds into assets that they hope will grow and pay back more than the cost of the seed and overhead.

Good teachers are the same way. …


I love to talk about stocks and the stock market. It’s fun to learn about new companies and new innovations. But the stock market can also be a very dangerous place for money. It’s FAR easier to lose money than make money if you don’t know what you are doing.

J. J. Wenrich CFP

Author, Speaker, Financial Literacy Advocate | Founder of TeachingKidsToBuyStocks.com.

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