Want to Teach Teens to Invest? There’s an App for That.

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Between crypto, meme stocks, and day trading on Robinhood, a number of investment fads have sparked the attention of novice investors in recent years, often with disastrous results to their fledgling portfolios.

Now, a growing number of financial providers are taking a different approach to teen investing. Rather than encouraging trading in speculative assets, they are building apps and online services that aim to educate young people about fundamental investing principles. They encourage users to dip their toes in the market…