Investing basics for students

Key takeaways

Share thoughts, images, ideas, and representations about investing and investors

Understand the relationship between compound interest and time

Learn basic types of investments

Learn 6 good investing habits

Download materials for Week 4 of Fidelity Financial Forward®

Slide deck
Download the Week 4 slide deck to teach students about the basics of investing.
Facilitator guide
Download the facilitator guide for Week 4 to get tips on how to best teach this module to your students.
Participant guide
Download the participant guide for Week 4 to help your students stay engaged and on task. This guide may be used in digital or print format.

Looking for more classroom resources?

For presentation materials, videos for classroom discussion, and info to share with families, check out our Fidelity Financial Forward® page.

Help your teen learn about money

The Fidelity Youth® Account gives teens the power to save, spend, and invest their money.

More to explore

A newbie's guide to dollar-cost averaging

Dollar-cost averaging is when you invest equal dollar amounts at regular intervals—like $25 a month—whether the market or your investment is going up or down.

Investing involves risk, including risk of loss.

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