Putting Thanks (and Giving) in Thanksgiving

In a matter of days, sofas across America will be filled with grandpas, aunts, moms, and dads fast asleep in tryptophan-induced comas. American Thanksgiving is almost gleefully a time of consumption. We travel an average of 214 miles to eat an average of … read more

Financial Literacy & the Cashless Conundrum

Teaching kids about money has always required some strategy. But just one generation ago, explaining the function of currency was a lot easier. Why? Well, money could be seen. Our cashless society has made “money doesn’t grow on trees” sound downright … read more

15 Fun Family Activities that Don’t Cost a Dime

In a matter of days, Halloween will be behind us and the holiday season will begin in full swing. As the wish lists grow, the commercials entice, and dreams of family vacations swirl in our heads, it’s due time to … read more

Talking Money in the Classroom (Without Spending Any)

Across the country, school bells have begun to ring. Locker dials are spinning, teachers’ lounges are buzzing, and new backpacks are emitting that unmistakable new year aroma. School is back in session. As the 2019-2020 school year unfolds, so does … read more

Meet the Teen Inventors Saving our Planet

Record temperatures have people talking. Rising ocean levels have experts warning. But how about action? Some of the most impressive steps are being taken by those who will inherit the Earth and all its problems: kids. A teen in Ireland … 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

The Biz Kid Advantage to Influence Marketing

The term influencer has become a buzzy term. Kids long to be one, parents roll their eyes at the concept, and even book publishers are scrambling to find a place for the new category of celebrity. Even Saturday Night Live parodied the … read more

Viva la Lemonade Stand!

Most of us have a similar reaction when passing a lemonade stand run by adorable children: a smile, and chuckle and if time allows, a show of support. But that’s not everybody. Apparently not on that list: exhibitors at the … read more

The Big Business of Babysitting

When the prime years for lemonade stand management have run their course, one of the first occupations filled by many tweens is babysitting. It’s no small job, and it’s no small industry! Childcare as a whole is responsible for $21 … read more

Biz Kid$ 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Shopping for the young entrepreneur in your life? We’re here to help. We’ve assembled a number of our favorite gifts for the Biz Kids in your life. Some are products made by young entrepreneurs, and others are gifts perfect for giving to young entrepreneurs. Either … read more

2018’s Hottest Gifts for Young Entrepreneurs

The holidays are upon us! As gift-giving season goes into full swing, we’ve gathered some of our favorite gifts for the aspiring Biz Kids in your life. Steve Jobs Lego Figure The world’s most famous entrepreneur now comes in Lego … read more

Moonlighting…As a Biz Kid

For grownups, “moonlighting” refers to a side business that occupies their time away from their primary day job. In other words, under the moonlight. For Biz Kids, moonlighting tends to be the only option. (School is really, really important, after … read more