Biz Kid on the Go: Austin talks Money Mistakes

Biz Kid$ Host Austin is hitting the road, asking his friends about their financial missteps! We all make money mistakes, and we can learn from the mistakes of others. Hear what Austin and his friends have to say, and tell … read more

Catching Up With Biz Kid$ Host Austin

Today’s post comes from guest blogger and former Biz Kid$ host Austin Siedentopf. Hey there Biz Kid$, Not too long ago I had to make a really tough decision, but taking control of my personal finances made the decision much … read more

The Wild World of Money Alternatives

What is a dollar? Is it a piece of paper? A number in an account? Have you heard of the Bitcoin in recent years? What is that, then? The Bitcoin is one of a number of money alternatives being tried … read more

Advertising: You are the Target!

Think for a moment about the last 5 marketing messages that came before your eyes. Was it difficult or easy? 50 years ago, you would have gone back a couple hours in your memory. Perhaps to the newspaper ads you … read more

JumpStart Washington Lessons

We’ve got new curriculum from Jump$tart Washington to help you use BizKid$ episodes in your classroom. Check it out »

Guest Post: “Carnival Guy” Zach Haney

Today’s guest blogger is Zach Haney, the 18-year-old owner of Kansas Carnival Supply. I was eleven years old when I started my first business. Some of my earliest ventures were just stepping stones towards a better business. By seventeen I was running one … read more

When the Next Big Thing is Hundreds of Years Old

Razors have been around for hundreds of years. Some would say, “whatever can be done has been done.” So why is a year-old company called Harry’s entering this well-established market? What could they possibly gain? Well, it turns out, they’re … read more

Biz Kids See Lacrosse Need as Opportunity

What happens when two young lacrosse players live in a community without a lacrosse store? Well if those two young people are Biz Kids, they start one. That’s just what happened when Malik and Micah, 13- and 10-year old lacrosse-playing … read more

2014: The Year of the Biz Kid

Picture this: It’s December 31, 2014. Another year has come and gone. Where do you want to be in a year? What do you want to be working on? What do you hope you’ve accomplished. The Holidays are wrapping up, … read more

Your Holiday Break: A Time to Create

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St Nicholas soon would be there. The children were … read more