Catching up with Amanda, Part 2


This is a continuation of our guest blog series from Biz Kid$ host Amanda. After a few days back in the states, I applied for three restaurant jobs. Each restaurant offered me a job due to my five years of waitressing … read more

Catching up with Biz Kid Amanda


Hello Biz Kids! Biz Kid Amanda, here! Four months ago, I came back to Washington from living a year in Spain as an Au Pair. I lived there to experience a new culture and practice teaching English as a second … read more

2015: The Year of Intentionality

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Happy New Year, Biz Kid! It’s officially 2015. Have you made your resolutions yet? After a whirlwind of a year for me personally in 2014—getting married, fulfilling three weeks of jury duty, working on a chapter for a book, and … read more

Top Secret: Sneak Peak at our New Game


“Break the Bank,” coming in 2015.

The Sharing Movement: Breakthrough for Teen Entrepreneurs


Bootstrapping. Lean iteration. Crowdsourcing. All three of these terms have become buzzwords recently, as part of a growing movement of entrepreneurship that seeks to get to market quickly, committing to as little initial infrastructure and investment as possible. The idea … read more

A $146 Billion Family Business


What comes to mind when you think of a family-run business? Kitchen table meetings? Homemade lunches? Father/son arguments over strategy? How about $146 billion in revenue and a brand that’s recognized around the world? If that didn’t come to your … read more

Biz Kid Kaelon’s Exciting New Purchase

We’re catching up with one of your favorite Biz Kid$ hosts to hear about his new home, an RV!

Catching up with Ernst & Young Social Venture Contest Winner


You may remember Eli Weed. Eli was a finalist in our Social Venture competition sponsored by Ernst & Young for his ground-breaking software program designed to help children with Dyslexia learn to type. We awarded him with $500 and mentorship with … read more

iThings: Having Discretion When You are the Target


It’s happening again. There’s a new iPhone out, and with it, a release of excitement and consumerism throughout the land. It’s amazing how quickly we can go from not knowing something existed to not being able to live without it, … read more

Why a Woman Quit Her Job in front of 18 million people

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Have you heard of Marina Shifrin? Chances are, you have. She’s the woman who quit her job by posting a video on YouTube of her dancing to Kanye West’s hit, “Gone.” The story most have already heard is that she … read more

A $40,000 Piggy Bank: NCUF Takes Biz Kid$ Into Schools


Silver State Schools Credit Union (SSSCU) helped elementary students learn the importance of saving through its innovative program, “The Piggy Bank Project”. At the end of the school year, students at Walter Bracken Elementary saved just over $40,000. SSSCU received … read more

Two Steps Ahead: Spreading the message of Biz Kid$ to Future Teachers


Empowering students with to be financially literate and entrepreneurial is our passion at Biz Kid$. As such, we are thrilled about a new partnership that is expanding our ability to reach teens by empowering the teachers that will be educating … read more