School Stock Market Games Are A Bad Idea

Many well meaning teachers think they can teach their kids lifelong  learning skills by introducing them to the stock market game.  

I commend the effort.  But it is completely wrong-headed.  Sadly, these teachers are doing more damage than good.

Find out why I disagree with this way teaching and what I suggest as a useful alternative:

Please read my article at AssetBuilder.

Andrew Hallam

I’m a financial columnist for Canada’s national paper, The Globe and Mail, as well as for AssetBuilder, a financial service firm based in Texas. I’m also the author of Millionaire Teacher: The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School (2nd Ed. Wiley 2017) and The Global Expatriate’s Guide To Investing: From Millionaire Teacher to Millionaire Expat (Wiley 2015). My mission is to educate, motivate and inspire people on basic retirement planning and best practices for investing, using evidence-based strategies. I'm happy to comment on your questions. However, please read the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and the Comments Policy.

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