Dylin Redling and Allison Tom are a married couple living in Oakland, California. Their book Start Your F.I.R.E. (Financial Independence Retire Early): A Modern Guide to Early Retirement and their website RetireBy45.com provides inspiration and tips for achieving FIRE. They have appeared in Forbes, CNBC, and many other publications. Before reaching FIRE in 2015, Dylin was an online marketing professional, and Allison was a technical project manager.
"Dylin and Allison explain it all with kid-friendly reassurances for today's tech generation! Young children can manage their money after they learn to count it, and we need to share these skills as soon as they're ready. Your kids will have fun learning the basics today so that they avoid the big mistakes later in life." --Doug Nordman, Author of The Military Guide to Financial Independence and Retirement and Raising Your Money-Savvy Family for Next-Generation Financial Independence
"If you'd like to give your children the gift of a head start on their personal finances, Investing for Kids will deliver in a way that's not too complex and, dare I say, interesting. Read the book to your grade schoolers or middle schoolers, and you're almost certainly going to learn something new yourself!" --Leif Dahleen, MD, Physician on FIRE
"Every preteen should read this, especially if they want to have more money and a chance of financial independence in the future. A great guide to the fundamentals of money in terms of history, money management, investment, and even entrepreneurship. A worthy investment of their time." --Paul Vasey, Founder of CashCrunchGames.com
"Investing for Kids is written in a way that encourages financial empowerment and makes investing fun. With the rapidly changing economy, it is so refreshing to read a modern take on investing and the impressive women and men who blazed the investing trail before us. I wish I had this book when I was younger!" --Andy Hill, Award-Winning Family Finance Expert from MarriageKidsandMoney.com