Personal Finances

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...
Episode 501 clips
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....
Episode 209 clips
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...
Episode 303 clips
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...
Episode 301 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
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