I went to my 9 year old (4th grader)’s class recently and tried to talk about the “The Stock Market Game” (btw, it looks like my main winner is Nike for now 🙂 Below is something I shared in my daughter’s class.
I also tried to answer some questions on individual stocks too, e.g., Adobe, Chipotle, Peabody Energies (do they still have the same name after emerging from bankruptcy, btw).
— Peter Lynch (famous mutual fund manager in the US)
Warren Buffett said something similar (only need 4th-grade math for stocks) in the 2022 Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder meeting, at about 1 hour 40 minutes mark, morning session (available on Apple Podcast and YouTube)
Warren Buffett bought his 1st stock at the age of 11: 1 minute 28 seconds in the video till 2 min 27 sec . I think he is probably in grade 6 or 7 (he may have skipped grade when he was young).
Mutual Fund (this came up as a question and I prepared a bit)
Articles from nerdwallet on Mutual fund
It’s hard to look up Mutual Funds in the Stock Market Game website (app), btw.
VFIAX – VFIAX-Vanguard 500 Index Fund Admiral Shares
I created a notes before I go, and here is the google docs link (you can view it).
(Update 11-10-2023) A coworker recommended the Netflix series below, on personal finance etc. I watched a bit, and I think this is good.
Below is a screenshot, if you are in the free world, you will likely see 2 similar images (to be precise, one is Tweet, the below one is an image)