Credit & Debt

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 $35,000 in debt, and some with thousands more. Faced with such a heavy burden some kids are opting not to go to college. This episode looks at...
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My First Credit Card
Your first credit card -- manage it right and it could lead to a world of possibilities. Get it wrong and it will mean years of regret. Biz Kid$ 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...
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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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