On Your Mark, Get Set, INVEST: A Kid’s Guide to Saving Money, Spending Wisely, and Investing in the Stock Market

Slow and steady wins the race―an intro to personal finance and investing for kids ages 8 to 12. Feet thumping and arms swinging, Thrifty Tortoise and Ritzy Rabbit set off on a race to the finish line. At the end awaits a brand-new bike! Follow this competition to see who can earn, save, and invest their way to the ultimate prize. Lots of money decisions will be made along the way—some good and some bad—but you’ll get to learn from them all! Geared for kids ages 8 to 12, On Your Mark, Get Set, INVEST provides seven engaging chapters to simplify the essential concepts of personal finance and money management…many of which are not taught in schools. You will find answers to questions like: Where does money come from, what do I need it for, and where do I store it? Why will I be better off later if I spend less and save more now? How does creating a budget help me reach my money goals? What is the stock market, and how is compounding a kid’s most awesome superpower? With over a dozen interactive worksheets, fun illustrations, and kid-friendly examples, this book will get you closer to the finish line with every turn of the page.

Meet Luke Villermin

Luke Villermin opened a retirement account and started investing in the stock market at fifteen years old. His only regret…he didn’t start earlier. Since then, he has become the best-selling author of the Invest Now Play Later series and has shared his investing knowledge on multiple podcasts and interviews. When he isn’t working his corporate day job or advocating financial literacy for young people, you can find him hiking, camping, and traveling to new places. Visit his website at lukevillermin.com. He loves to hear from readers.