Our Biz Kid$ Basics collection is your launching pad to success! Learn quick tips about budgeting, credit, taxes, saving, and more. These core episodes will turn you into a Biz Kid in no time!

What They'll Learn:

budgeting basics, credit, insurance, taxes, saving, how to make smart purchases and avoid debt.

Fundraising can be Fun
Have a worthy cause? Then do a worthy fundraiser. This episode shows how to organize volunteers, choose the right venue, get the word out, and keep expenses low. Learn the right way to do the right...
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Take it to the Bank
A kid’s view of the services which banks, credit unions and other financial institutions offer – and why you should make use of them early in life. Learn the different products and services that...
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You Are the Target!
….of advertisers, that is. Kids and teens are subjected to thousands of commercial messages every day. This episode helps you recognize when you are being targeted, how to resist manipulation, and...
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Movin’ On Out
Check out this kid’s guide to the true cost of cutting the cord and being independent. This episode takes you through it all — budgeting, roommates, finding a place, and learning about all the...
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Wheel of Misfortune
Find out how to avoid common money mistakes such as overspending, too much debt, lack of planning, or no emergency fund.  Learn the importance of setting financial goals and having a good plan.
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The World Is A Risky Place
Taking risks in life is important, but you want to be smart about those risks. Learn about liability, contracts, and insurance, and how having these in place can protect your business, your assets,...
Episode 207 clips
Understanding Your Paycheck
What’s on your stub, bub? The Biz Kid$ use a modern American pay stub to explain all the deductions on your paycheck. From social security to workman’s compensation to the 401(k) plans of...
Episode 125 clips
Budgeting Basics
The Biz Kid$ learn the first rule of money management: you can’t manage what you don’t know. Join the kids and you’ll look at spending and expenses and examine several proven methods on how to...
Episode 116 clips
How Credit Affects Your Life
Did you know your credit score could impact whether or not you get into college, get a job, or even rent an apartment? Join the Biz Kids, and you’ll learn about building good credit and how the...
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Your first big Purchase
Make sure your next big purchase is B.R.O.W.N. - you’ll want to understand these important steps for your next purchase decision, whether it’s the latest computer, a new smart phone, or a car. You...
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Debt: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
It’s easy to spend more than you make with credit cards. Learn to avoid the pitfalls of overspending by keeping a spending journal, sticking to a budget, and living a cash existence. Meet the owner...
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A World Without Taxes
Explore how taxes impact your life, and why you should care about the IRS. Find out about the importance of federal, state, and local taxes and learn what they pay for. Hear how a semi-pro...
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Say goodbye to the mystery of employment! Our career episodes lift the veil on some of the hottest jobs on the market, from setting up rock band Death Cab for Cutie, to designing shoes for Nike. Find out how to land and keep your dream job, all while learning from your failures along the way.

What They'll Learn:

career options, ethics, taxes, paycheck deductions, how to overcome failure.

College Bound
The average college student will graduate with over $35,000 in debt, and some with thousands more. Faced with such a heavy burden some kids are opting not to go to college. This episode looks at...
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Money Really Does Grow On Trees
Opportunities to make money are all around you. From products to services, offline to online, and the basics to the bizarre -- this episode explores ways to bring in the bucks if you're too young to...
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It’s a Job Getting a Job!
It’s a job getting a job and Biz Kid$ is here to help. Learn tips and tricks for writing a great resume, dressing for success, and nailing the interview. Get the inside scoop on what employers look...
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Learning from Failure
Have you ever made a decision you regret? Let the Biz Kids show you how mistakes can actually make you stronger and more successful.  Meet several business owners who all learned from their mistakes...
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Hidden Careers
You don’t have to be perfect at your passion to build a career in it. If you love something, but don’t have the skills to be the top star, there are many different roles you can play behind the...
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Secrets To Success
The secret is actually simple – it’s all about staying in school and building the best toolbox for your future that you can. Learn about the many ways to pay for your education and the importance...
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Understanding Your Paycheck
What’s on your stub, bub? The Biz Kid$ use a modern American pay stub to explain all the deductions on your paycheck. From social security to workman’s compensation to the 401(k) plans of...
Episode 125 clips
A Closer Look at Careers
When is a job more than a job? The Biz Kid$ look at what it takes to find your true calling. You’ll learn ways to start exploring careers. The kids talk to Nike's top shoe designer, and The Reptile...
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Understanding Business Ethics
Do the right thing! You’ll learn with the Biz Kid$ as they examine several aspects of ethics in business.  You’ll also see the downside of not following ethical business practices. In this...
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What is credit, and how is it used? How do you get it and what are your responsibilities? Our credit and debt episodes bust the myths and mysteries of using credit and paying down debt. Get to know your facts, and your financial future will thank you!

What They'll Learn:

what is credit, how to use credit wisely, how to get a good credit score, impact of too much debt, how to get out of debt.

College Bound
The average college student will graduate with over $35,000 in debt, and some with thousands more. Faced with such a heavy burden some kids are opting not to go to college. This episode looks at...
Episode 602 clips
My First Credit Card
Your first credit card -- manage it right and it could lead to a world of possibilities. Get it wrong and it will mean years of regret. Biz Kid$ demystifies the process of getting a credit card, how...
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Using Your Credit
Don’t live on borrowed time. Join the Biz Kid$ and you’ll see the true cost of purchasing with credit. You’ll also have an unsettling look at credit scores and the increasing number of people...
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Cash and Credit
What's the difference between cash and credit?  The Biz Kid$ explain the pros and cons to using your own money versus someone else's.  Meet a young entrepreneur who used credit to start a bath salts...
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How Credit Affects Your Life
Did you know your credit score could impact whether or not you get into college, get a job, or even rent an apartment? Join the Biz Kids, and you’ll learn about building good credit and how the...
Episode 205 clips
Debt: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
It’s easy to spend more than you make with credit cards. Learn to avoid the pitfalls of overspending by keeping a spending journal, sticking to a budget, and living a cash existence. Meet the owner...
Episode 402 clips

Many kids dream of having their own business, but don’t know where to start. We show you the ins and outs of being a young entrepreneur, from brainstorming new ideas, to marketing a product, to selling to customers. Get inspired by stories of social entrepreneurs, green businesses, and kid millionaires, who all share their secrets on how to become a ‘Biz Kid’.

What They'll Learn:

brainstorming ideas, marketing, selling, managing income and expenses, growing a business, ‘green’ business ideas.

Money Really Does Grow On Trees
Opportunities to make money are all around you. From products to services, offline to online, and the basics to the bizarre -- this episode explores ways to bring in the bucks if you're too young to...
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Can Money Buy Happiness?
Yes, if you're the one giving it away. Hear heart-warming stories of how kids identified a need in their community and used an entrepreneurial mindset to solve it. Be inspired by their ingenuity, and...
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The Road to Financial Freedom
Ever try to get to a new destination without looking up the directions? You'll never get rich if you don't set a goal and create a roadmap. Find out how to set financial goals, and stick to them, and...
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All in the Family
Does your family talk marketing over meatloaf? Do you know someone who tracks revenue at the family reunion? Family-run businesses come in all shapes and sizes whether you’re a mom-and-pop shop or...
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Businesses Going Green
Going green is worthwhile, and good for the bottom line. Explore the profitable side of going green, and learn how to distinguish between what’s hype and what’s hip. Meet two college grads who...
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What’s in the Books?
Poor record-keeping adds up to lost money. This episode examines bookkeeping and accounting, income and expenses, profit and loss, and gives tips on how to get over math anxiety (in case you have...
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Businesses That Give Back
Get to know some businesses that are giving back in big ways, including up-and-coming entertainer Cymphonique, who helps encourage positive self-esteem for girls. Learn from socially conscious...
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Business Structures
What structure is right for your future business? It’s not just “incorporated” anymore. Join us and learn about LLCs, sole proprietorships, partnerships, and more. Examine the pros and cons of...
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Learning from Failure
Have you ever made a decision you regret? Let the Biz Kids show you how mistakes can actually make you stronger and more successful.  Meet several business owners who all learned from their mistakes...
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Escape the Box
What do you do when opportunity knocks? Learn how to recognize and act on new opportunities in your life and to be creative in problem solving.  Meet five young entrepreneurs who all thought 'outside...
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The Marketing Mix
Now that you’ve decided to start a business, how will you market it? Let the Biz Kids help you understand the four P’s of marketing: product, price, place and promotion. Learn how “Exclusive...
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Where’s My Allowance?
Learn how some kids get an allowance based on chores, and others just for being part of the family.  Either way you need to know about the three things you can do with your allowance -- spend, save,...
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Social Entrepreneurs
Join the Biz Kid$ and you’ll meet social visionaries who use business skills to make changes in their communities. Their focus is on people instead of profits.  Meet a 12-year old who's helping...
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Building and Growing a Business
From start-up on up! Follow the Biz Kid$ as they learn the necessary steps for building and growing a new business. You learn how having the basics in place can make all the difference. Meet celebrity...
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Understanding Income and Expenses
Go with the cash flow. The Biz Kid$ watch the ebb and flow of income and expenses. Join them and you’ll learn proven methods for getting expenses under control while growing income with new ideas,...
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Sell, Sell, Sell (The Science of Sales)
All sales final! Join the Biz Kid$ in sales training as they explore effective sales techniques. Discover the traits common to all good salespeople. You’ll meet several entrepreneurs who demonstrate...
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Introducing Entrepreneurs
You’ll discover an entrepreneur is someone who sees a financial opportunity and acts upon it. Find out the qualities that makes an entrepreneur successful. Meet an entrepreneur who turned his...
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How to Succeed in Biz-ness
A business can be anything from babysitting to owning vending machines. You’ll discover the three key steps to success: identify a need, make a plan to fill the need, and take action. Join us as we...
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A Biz: What Is It?
You’ll see that a successful business supplies goods or services and makes profit when it earns more money than it spends. Meet the junior high school boy who makes healthy dog biscuits, the high...
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Building Your Business Online
In today’s world, great tools are available to build a business online. The Biz Kids investigate the advantages and pitfalls with online-based businesses. See the success of a young graphic...
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Have a Plan, Stan!
Explore the different elements of a business plan and see why it's crucial to devleop a plan before you start your business.  Meet a teen who opened a snow-cone shack, another who makes candles, and...
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Crash Course on Starting a Business
So you’ve got an idea – now what? Check out this quick, but comprehensive course on business basics. The crash course involves finding a good idea, getting funded, marketing your product or...
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Do bulls and bears leave you scratching your head? What’s up with the stock market, anyway? We’re taking a spin on that roller coaster called Wall Street as we explain the ups and downs of the economy and how the financial markets affect you!

What They'll Learn:

stock exchanges, economic cycles, financial institutions, global economy, how value of money is created.

The Economics of Economics
Here's a lighter look at the complex science. Learn about everything from micro to macro economics, supply and demand, and economic indicators. See how business owners and even individuals use...
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Economic Cycles
Cycles in the economy go up and down.  Learn how cycles can affect a business. Discover how you can protect yourself against negative effects and plan for the positive trends. Meet a young man who...
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Bulls, Bears and Financial Markets
Kids and bulls and bears, oh my! The Biz Kid$ examine stocks, bonds, commodities, and the markets where each of them are traded. You'll discover various ways young people can get involved with the...
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Financial Institutions – All The Same?
Not all financial institutions are created equal -- so which one's right for you?  Learn about the services offered by different institutions including banks, credit unions, investment houses, stock...
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The Value of Money
With many currencies around the world, what determines the value of money?  What are the factors that raise or lower the value of the American dollar?  Why is the dollar measured against the...
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Whats Up with the Stock Market?
Have you ever tried to read the financial pages in the newspaper or understand the bottom of the TV screen financial ticker? It’s almost like reading the sports page with its own set of stats. Biz...
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What is Money?
The Biz Kids say: “Show me the money!”.  Take a grand tour through the history of money from the days of bartering, through the first coins, all the way to the electronic transfers of today....
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So you want to be a millionaire, eh? You can start today. Learn how to be financially independent, and how to use compound interest to make money. In due time, you’ll be in the millionaires’ club! Time IS on your side.

What They'll Learn:

financial goal setting, budgeting, compound interest, financial planning.

College Bound
The average college student will graduate with over $35,000 in debt, and some with thousands more. Faced with such a heavy burden some kids are opting not to go to college. This episode looks at...
Episode 602 clips
Money Really Does Grow On Trees
Opportunities to make money are all around you. From products to services, offline to online, and the basics to the bizarre -- this episode explores ways to bring in the bucks if you're too young to...
Episode 604 clips
The Road to Financial Freedom
Ever try to get to a new destination without looking up the directions? You'll never get rich if you don't set a goal and create a roadmap. Find out how to set financial goals, and stick to them, and...
Episode 606 clips
What to do with a Windfall?
Congratulations - you have a windfall! Now what? Take a look at some investment alternatives and how to evaluate them based on time, risk, and rate of return. Meet several young entrepreneurs who...
Episode 511 clips
Understanding Your Paycheck
What’s on your stub, bub? The Biz Kid$ use a modern American pay stub to explain all the deductions on your paycheck. From social security to workman’s compensation to the 401(k) plans of...
Episode 125 clips
Budgeting Basics
The Biz Kid$ learn the first rule of money management: you can’t manage what you don’t know. Join the kids and you’ll look at spending and expenses and examine several proven methods on how to...
Episode 116 clips
How to Achieve Your Financial Goals
Join us and you’ll learn how to track your expenses, get control of your spending, and invest what’s left over to reach your financial goals. You’ll see the importance of starting young, while...
Episode 110 clips
Taking Charge of Your Financial Future
Join the Biz Kid$ as they set financial goals, and then make a plan to get there.  Learn about opportunity costs and how making your goals requires a little sacrifice....
Episode 106 clips
Scam-o-rama
It's a complicated world and there are many ways you can be taken advantage of or cheated.  Learn how to recognize a scam, and how to protect yourself from identity theft, online fraud, pyramid...
Episode 407 clips

It’s your money, so learn to take care of it! From brilliant budgeting to money math, we’ll walk you through your personal journey to financial literacy. Spend and save wisely, and you’ll set yourself up for a future filled with financial success!

What They'll Learn:

saving and investing, budgeting, money math, financial planning, how to use power of compound interest.

How to turn $100 into $1,000,000
Most people say 'yes' even though their actions say 'no'. Don't be one of those people! Biz Kid$ will show you how you can develop your MDM (Million Dollar Mindset), maximize saving strategies, and...
Episode 601 clips
College Bound
The average college student will graduate with over $35,000 in debt, and some with thousands more. Faced with such a heavy burden some kids are opting not to go to college. This episode looks at...
Episode 602 clips
My First Credit Card
Your first credit card -- manage it right and it could lead to a world of possibilities. Get it wrong and it will mean years of regret. Biz Kid$ demystifies the process of getting a credit card, how...
Episode 603 clips
The Road to Financial Freedom
Ever try to get to a new destination without looking up the directions? You'll never get rich if you don't set a goal and create a roadmap. Find out how to set financial goals, and stick to them, and...
Episode 606 clips
What to do with a Windfall?
Congratulations - you have a windfall! Now what? Take a look at some investment alternatives and how to evaluate them based on time, risk, and rate of return. Meet several young entrepreneurs who...
Episode 511 clips
Take it to the Bank
A kid’s view of the services which banks, credit unions and other financial institutions offer – and why you should make use of them early in life. Learn the different products and services that...
Episode 508 clips
What’s in the Books?
Poor record-keeping adds up to lost money. This episode examines bookkeeping and accounting, income and expenses, profit and loss, and gives tips on how to get over math anxiety (in case you have...
Episode 507 clips
Movin’ On Out
Check out this kid’s guide to the true cost of cutting the cord and being independent. This episode takes you through it all — budgeting, roommates, finding a place, and learning about all the...
Episode 503 clips
What’s Your Money Personality?
How do you act with money? Are you a “Money Star,” “Oblivious” or “Penny Wise Pound Foolish”? This episode looks at the range of emotional reactions and connections people have with...
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The Green Economy & You
Join the Biz Kids on a green mission and discover your impact on the environment. Explore different ways to become part of the green economy and learn how there’s green to be made in thinking green....
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More Bang for Your buck
Whether you’re facing good times or tough times, it’s important to know how to get the best value for your money. Discover tips for stretching your dollars.  Meet a teen who repairs broken Xboxes...
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Are You Financially Literate
Understanding how to manage your money at an early age will make you even more successful when you head to college or move out on your own. Explore the skills of saving, goal setting, budgeting, and...
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Saving and Investing for Your Future
You’ll learn along with the Biz Kid$ about the power of starting a savings plan early in life. You’ll also discover various savings and investing options available to young people. See what a pro...
Episode 118 clips
Budgeting Basics
The Biz Kid$ learn the first rule of money management: you can’t manage what you don’t know. Join the kids and you’ll look at spending and expenses and examine several proven methods on how to...
Episode 116 clips
Taking Charge of Your Financial Future
Join the Biz Kid$ as they set financial goals, and then make a plan to get there.  Learn about opportunity costs and how making your goals requires a little sacrifice....
Episode 106 clips
Money Math – Who Needs It?
Math is a true building block in the business of your life. Whether you are calculating the tip on the restaurant bill, making change at your lemonade stand, or figuring out how to quickly grow your...
Episode 202 clips
Scam-o-rama
It's a complicated world and there are many ways you can be taken advantage of or cheated.  Learn how to recognize a scam, and how to protect yourself from identity theft, online fraud, pyramid...
Episode 407 clips
Whats Up with the Stock Market?
Have you ever tried to read the financial pages in the newspaper or understand the bottom of the TV screen financial ticker? It’s almost like reading the sports page with its own set of stats. Biz...
Episode 404 clips

Now that you have money, what are you going to do with it? Make more money with it, of course! Learn about the many different places you can put your money, and how to make wise investments. Get going Biz Kid — it’s time to grow that dough.

What They'll Learn:

saving and investing, financial planning, financial markets, compound interest.

How to turn $100 into $1,000,000
Most people say 'yes' even though their actions say 'no'. Don't be one of those people! Biz Kid$ will show you how you can develop your MDM (Million Dollar Mindset), maximize saving strategies, and...
Episode 601 clips
Bulls, Bears and Financial Markets
Kids and bulls and bears, oh my! The Biz Kid$ examine stocks, bonds, commodities, and the markets where each of them are traded. You'll discover various ways young people can get involved with the...
Episode 121 clips
Saving and Investing for Your Future
You’ll learn along with the Biz Kid$ about the power of starting a savings plan early in life. You’ll also discover various savings and investing options available to young people. See what a pro...
Episode 118 clips
How to Achieve Your Financial Goals
Join us and you’ll learn how to track your expenses, get control of your spending, and invest what’s left over to reach your financial goals. You’ll see the importance of starting young, while...
Episode 110 clips
Scam-o-rama
It's a complicated world and there are many ways you can be taken advantage of or cheated.  Learn how to recognize a scam, and how to protect yourself from identity theft, online fraud, pyramid...
Episode 407 clips

Twelve of our favorite lesson plans have now been translated into Spanish. Lessons cover basic financial literacy concepts such as setting financial goals, budgeting, managing income and expenses, and what to do with your money. Ahora es su oportunidad para convertirse en un Kid Biz!

What They'll Learn:

what to do with money, managing income and expenses, budgeting, financial planning.

It’s a Job Getting a Job!
It’s a job getting a job and Biz Kid$ is here to help. Learn tips and tricks for writing a great resume, dressing for success, and nailing the interview. Get the inside scoop on what employers look...
Episode 509 clips
Wheel of Misfortune
Find out how to avoid common money mistakes such as overspending, too much debt, lack of planning, or no emergency fund.  Learn the importance of setting financial goals and having a good plan.
Episode 302 clips
The World Is A Risky Place
Taking risks in life is important, but you want to be smart about those risks. Learn about liability, contracts, and insurance, and how having these in place can protect your business, your assets,...
Episode 207 clips
Understanding Your Paycheck
What’s on your stub, bub? The Biz Kid$ use a modern American pay stub to explain all the deductions on your paycheck. From social security to workman’s compensation to the 401(k) plans of...
Episode 125 clips
Understanding Income and Expenses
Go with the cash flow. The Biz Kid$ watch the ebb and flow of income and expenses. Join them and you’ll learn proven methods for getting expenses under control while growing income with new ideas,...
Episode 123 clips
Saving and Investing for Your Future
You’ll learn along with the Biz Kid$ about the power of starting a savings plan early in life. You’ll also discover various savings and investing options available to young people. See what a pro...
Episode 118 clips
Understanding Business Ethics
Do the right thing! You’ll learn with the Biz Kid$ as they examine several aspects of ethics in business.  You’ll also see the downside of not following ethical business practices. In this...
Episode 117 clips
Budgeting Basics
The Biz Kid$ learn the first rule of money management: you can’t manage what you don’t know. Join the kids and you’ll look at spending and expenses and examine several proven methods on how to...
Episode 116 clips
How to Achieve Your Financial Goals
Join us and you’ll learn how to track your expenses, get control of your spending, and invest what’s left over to reach your financial goals. You’ll see the importance of starting young, while...
Episode 110 clips
Taking Charge of Your Financial Future
Join the Biz Kid$ as they set financial goals, and then make a plan to get there.  Learn about opportunity costs and how making your goals requires a little sacrifice....
Episode 106 clips
How Credit Affects Your Life
Did you know your credit score could impact whether or not you get into college, get a job, or even rent an apartment? Join the Biz Kids, and you’ll learn about building good credit and how the...
Episode 205 clips
Crash Course on Starting a Business
So you’ve got an idea – now what? Check out this quick, but comprehensive course on business basics. The crash course involves finding a good idea, getting funded, marketing your product or...
Episode 405 clips
Debt: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
It’s easy to spend more than you make with credit cards. Learn to avoid the pitfalls of overspending by keeping a spending journal, sticking to a budget, and living a cash existence. Meet the owner...
Episode 402 clips
What Can You Do With Money?
Decisions, decisions! Join the Biz Kid$ and you’ll ponder the merits of spending, saving, sharing and investing money. You'll also learn how to create a financial diary and track spending. Meet a...
Episode 104 clips