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

A Biz Kid’s Night Before Christmas

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The business plan was hung on the fridge with care, In hopes that investors soon would be there. The Biz Kids … read more

Raising Money-Confident Girls

Someday in the future, income inequality will be a figment of the past. Someday, a woman’s confidence in investing won’t trail a man’s in poll after poll. And someday, financial advice won’t have to be given separately to boys and … read more

Oh, to Own a Car

The tossing of the keys: for some, it’s an iconic rite of passage. For others, a pipe dream associated with a life that feels out of reach. Most teens are likely to hold two views simultaneously: “I want one” and … read more

2 B a Millionaire — what are the odds?

Oh, to be a millionaire. Who among us hasn’t dreamed of inventing the next billion-dollar gadget, picking the perfect stock, or stumbling upon a pile of buried treasure? TV shows have caught onto the dream, asking us Who Wants to … read more

Hot Topics: The Emergency Credit Card

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! You’re seeing them everywhere: reminders that your little baby isn’t … 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

The Cost of College: $0?

The medical school at NYU announced this week that it was making tuition freefor all students, regardless of financial situation or merit. If that sounds like a big deal, it is. Tuition at the school has been more than $55,000 … read more

Empowering Your Teen Investor

The following is a special post from our brand new 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! A 15-year-old invests $1000 from their summer earnings … read more

College: Profitable or Not?

A new report from MSN Money made us stop and think this morning: “The 50 Top Ranked Colleges that Pay off the Least.” Talk about a downer. The report dug into public data to compare the average wages earned by … read more

How to Be a (Kid) Millionaire

Long before Richie Rich gave kids everywhere dreams of being a millionaire, or Shark Tank had us screaming, “I had that idea!” at the television, young people were creating waves (and real wealth, too). But for all of the lucky … read more