The Wall Street Journal

These teenagers know more about investing than you do

These teenagers know more about investing than you do
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The Wall Street Journal
By Hannah MiaoSophia Castiblanco doesn’t just drive a Tesla. The 17-year-old also owns shares in the company.Sophia, a high school junior in the Chicago suburbs, invests in stocks such as Tesla, Apple and Amazon.com. When she started making money as a social-media content creator three years ago, her parents encouraged her to put some of her earnings in investments likely to grow over time rather than parking all her cash in a savings account.She now has several thousand dollars invested in accounts set up by her father at Charles Sc...

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