This kid's hilarious investment idea can teach us a valuable money lesson.

How have you been investing your money lately?

With so many options at your disposal, finding out what’s best for you and your family can feel like quite the challenge.

This young man, however, seems to have one of his future financial goals pretty figured out.


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"I want to get money when I'm 40." 

OK, that’s pretty late for most people to start earning. How much do you think you'll want to make?

$118? Hmmm. Not quite what I had in mind. Unless you plan to invest it?

Go on. I’m listening...

WHOA! There're some irregularities in the pricing there, but do you know what you could do with a billion and a hundred bathtubs?!

YES! MAKE BUBBLES!

My goodness. What does one even begin to do with so many bubbles?

Awww. An endless supply of bubbles and the first thing he wants to do is share it with his future niece. You're pretty amazing, young sir.

Yes, you are.

Obviously, this young man’s plan — while funny — is a bit outside the realm of possibility. But if you read between the lines, there’s a takeaway in what he's saying that actually makes a lot of sense.

All of us have varying degrees of financial success, but one thing remains true across the board — what matters most are the people you share it with. They're the ones who truly make us happy. And by investing with them in mind, you’re setting yourself up for a fruitful future filled with priceless returns.

After all, what good are hundreds of bubbles if you can’t share them with the people you love?

GIF from "The Bachelor."

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