How to Give Kids Stocks in a Meaningful, Fun Way

Buying stock in companies with a direct impact on a child’s life creates a portfolio of memories … and teachable moments.

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The season of giving is now past, so you probably know if the presents you purchased were a hit or a miss. It’s tough for parents, much less grandparents, to get it right every time. And let’s face it, what children want isn’t always what’s best for them or something they need.

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Chris Hobart, RFC, IAR
Founder, Hobart Financial Group

Senior investment adviser Chris Hobart is the founder of the Hobart Financial Group, based in Charlotte, N.C. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he is a Registered Financial Consultant, Investment Adviser Representative and licensed insurance agent. He is a nationally recognized financial commentator and frequently appears on CNBC, Fox Business, CBS and local Charlotte news programs.