How can i buy a stock for a child and how will that child get paid

Asked about 2 years ago - Baldwin Park, CA

like will the chld get paid every day besides the weekend or whenever

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  1. Jonathan H Levy

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    Answered . I would be concerned that you do not understand how stock works. I do not know of any stock that pays daily income. Most stock does not pay a divident and those that do might pay quarterly, the annual yield could be as high as 3%. A nice present for a child might be a US Savings Bond instead.

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  2. Hillary Johns

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    Answered . This is really more of a financial question. Can you buy stock for a child? Yes. Can you gift it to a child. Yes. How the payments work is really a question of the stock and how you purchase it. Speak with a financial advisor, tax planner, estate planner, or your cpa.

    Ms. Johns can be reached at her Woodland Hills and San Diego offices at (866) 402-4038. Her email is hjohns@... more
  3. Robert V Cornish Jr.

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    Answered . What you would do is open a brokerage account with a bank or brokerage firm specficially for the child. A financial planner can assist you in opening the right account to suit your needs.

    The foregoing is not legal advice nor is it in any manner whatsoever meant to create or impute an attorney/client... more

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