Teach Kids to Save Money Using SparkGift. Giving a Gift of Stock Just Became Easy!
It’s almost graduation time! Are you still looking for a gift to give the graduate in your life? Maybe you’re looking for a gift for someone else with a birthday or other special occasion coming up? That’s where SparkGift comes into play! SparkGift is a company that makes it easy to give a gift of stock and bonds to friends and family.
Today, many Americans just aren’t saving enough and SparkGift is trying to change that by turning everyday gifts into meaningful investments. The goal of SparkGift is to help make investing more accessible to the general public by letting people buy small investments as gifts. For example, you can give a gift of $20 of Google, Apple or GE stock.
What are some of the benefits of giving a gift of stock on SparkGift?
- It’s a gift that grows with time
- Help someone own a part of their favorite company
- Teach someone about investing and saving for the future
- It’ll never be broken or lost
How does SparkGift work?
- You choose the amount ($20 to $1,000) and choose the stock or index fund (popular ones include Google, Disney, Apple, Vanguard total stock market index fund).
- They receive your gift via email. SparkGift will walk them through the steps of creating an account and taking ownership of the stock.
- Going forward, you can log into your SparkGift account and watch your investment grow over time. Friends and family can contribute to your account.
Ideas for when you can give a gift:
- For no reason – just to get someone started in saving and investing
- Baby Showers
- First Communion
I love how easy it is to send a gift through SparkGift! You can send a gift to someone in under a minute! You don’t have to fill out any long forms, sign papers or mail checks. You simply choose a stock and pay. SparkGift creates a gift certificate with your choice of stock and fund and delivers it to the recipient. You can send the gift using a laptop, smartphone or tablet! It only takes a minute for a gift that can last a lifetime!
Who will you send a gift to with SparkGift?