5 Stocks Kids Would Love for the Holidays

Shares of these kid-friendly companies would be great stocking stuffers for investors of all ages.

Let the holiday shopping begin! But skip the latest gadget, trendiest fashion or hottest toy. Instead, consider stocks of companies your kids will recognize by their products and services. Although your kids may not fully appreciate the gift now, years (and, we hope, thousands of dollars in profits) later all will be forgiven. If you pick the right stocks, the proceeds can afford your child a really big present, such as a car or an education.

And even if you don’t have kids, you’ll want these five in your own portfolio:

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Jennifer Schonberger
Staff Writer, Kiplinger's Personal Finance