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

Finding a Cure for Gadget Fever

The following is a special post from our parent blog, The Money Talk. Consider this a sneak peek, then bookmark www.bkmoneytalk.com to read all of the parent-minded posts moving forward! This week, another hotly anticipated announcement from a highly coveted … read more

4 Simple Steps for Building a Budget

Depending on how you grew up and how you’re wired, the word budget either makes you want to run in fear, run some numbers, or run to the mall before it’s too late. But creating a budget is all about … read more

New Year’s Resolutions, Biz Kid$ Style

Happy 2018, Biz Kid! If you’re like most of us, the new year rings in a long list of goals, hopes, and dreams. Need some resolution inspiration? Borrow some of these, and check our our resources to back them up. … read more

The Savings Wake-up Call America Needs

Americans were recently asked about their savings accounts, and the results weren’t pretty. A whopping 62% of Americans don’t even have $1000 in savings. That’s just about equal to the average cost of rent in America. Yep–the majority of Americans … read more

Catching up with Biz Kid$ Host Kaelon

The last time we heard from Biz Kid$ host Kaelon, he had made the scrappy decision to forgo an expensive LA apartment in favor of a more cost-efficient one: an RV. Today, we’re catching up with him to hear how his savings … read more

Knowing Yourself…When it comes to Money

How would you describe your personality? Outgoing or shy? Gutsy or cautious? Creative or methodical? Are you an introvert? Extrovert? Personality tests are everywhere. Even before the days of social media quizzes (Which ___ are you?!), there were personality tests. … read more

The Great Myth of the Tax Refund

Tax day passed a week ago, and in just enough time for your parents to recover from their sleep-deprived, last minute tax filing, refunds will begin to arrive in mailboxes across the country in a matter of days. If you … read more

The allure of the shiny new purchase

So you want to buy that shiny new iPad? Or a sweet electric guitar? You just can’t stop thinking about going on a dream shopping spree? We hear the same financial advice all the time: separate your wants and your … read more

Bizkids $$ Money $$

As an actor on the show, not only am I being paid but I’m also learning what to do with the money I make.  Back in first season when I received my first check, I deposited it directly into savings.  From that … read more