How Old Do You Have to Be to Start Investing?

As Fools, we're often asked the question, "What is a good age to start investing?" Well, from our Foolish perspective, it's never too early to start! Recently, Motley Fool One analyst Jason Moser spoke with his daughters Hannah (age 8) and Ainsley (age 6) about what they've learned so far in their young investing lives. The girls now own four stocks, and they've been investing for a little more than a year. Thanks to My Scorecard, they also know they're beating the market by four percentage points! Jason finds out more about their favorite stocks, and why they like them in this video.

The best investing approach is to choose great companies and stick with them for the long term. The Motley Fool's free report, "3 Stocks That Will Help You Retire Rich," names stocks that could help you build long-term wealth and retire well, along with some winning wealth-building strategies that every investor should be aware of. Click here now to keep reading.

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Jason Moser owns shares of Walt Disney, Starbucks, and Nike. The Motley Fool recommends Apple, Nike, Starbucks, and Walt Disney. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, Nike, Starbucks, and Walt Disney. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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