Financial Literacy & the Cashless Conundrum

Teaching kids about money has always required some strategy. But just one generation ago, explaining the function of currency was a lot easier. Why? Well, money could be seen. Our cashless society has made “money doesn’t grow on trees” sound downright … read more

The latest collab between Nas & Will Smith? Fin lit.

“Schools don’t teach kids about money.” Such is the straightforward problem statement of CJ MacDonald, CEO of a new app that’s secured $22.5 million in funding from a who’s who of celebs and business tycoons. Among the famous names: Will … read more

5 Things We Learned During Financial Literacy Month

America is a C-student when it comes to money. Inside Sources reported that our country’s lack of financial literacy is to blame, with most schools providing kids with exactly zero education about money. “Only 27 percent of young adults know basic … read more

Teacher Resources for School Year 2018

Around the country, school bells are ringing for the first time in months. Teachers are refreshing their classrooms, and students are picking out their outfits for the first day of school. For teachers, the new year brings new opportunities for … read more

4 Genius Ways to Use Biz Kid$ in the Classroom

Biz Kid$ has long had a close relationship with educators around the world, and for good reason. We know that what we do goes only as far as its ultimate reach. Teachers have the power to turn financial concepts into … read more

Break the Bank Update!

Hi Kids, a few of you have defeated me and restored your community bank! You have gotten good and mastered the art of earning interest! Well now, i’ve gained more power over global interest rates! If you wait too long, … read more

Biz Kid$ Goes Back to School

Depending on what part of the country you call home, this week finds you either in the first few days of school, or the waning days of summer break. For teachers, the new year brings new opportunities for fresh content, … read more

Biz Kid$ Earns “Great Website for Kids” Award

  The American Library Association has named Biz Kid$ “A Great Website for Kids!” The honor puts BizKids.com in a select group, “a compilation of exemplary websites geared to children from birth to age 14.” We thank the Association for Library Service to … read more

The Authors of “$100 to $1,000,000” on Making Kids Rich

This week, Biz Kid$ crossed a very exciting milestone. The Emmy-winning public television series launched a new platform: print! “$100 to $1,000,000: Earn! Save! Invest!” is a comprehensive guide for kids to the basics of earning, saving, spending, and investing … read more

Biz Kid$ Featured in USA Today

We recently participated in MediaplanetUSA’s Financial Literacy campaign where we united with likeminded industry leaders to educate and empower Americans to take action in managing their own personal finances by providing them with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to make … 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

PARENT TIP: Tell your teen to get the 411 on cell phone charges!

Do you still pay for your teen’s cellphone bill?  A recent article in the Wall Street Journal says “more than 2 in 5 parents of 18-to-35 year old adult children still pay for their kids’ cellphone service.” 78% of teens … read more