Young entrepreneurs, this is your time to shine.

It’s official, Biz Kid: the playing field has been leveled. For all of last year’s despair and destruction, it delivered some unexpected advantages for aspiring teen tycoons. Some of the biggest hurdles faced by young entrepreneurs have suddenly been demolished. … read more

The 9 Qualities Every Young Entrepreneur Must Have

Grit. There’s a reason the vast majority of Americans prefer the stability of a paycheck over the life of an entrepreneur. It takes bravery, persistence, and determination to face a world of rejection and risk. There’s a word for such … read more

Introducing a Brand New BizKids.com

143. In addition to being Mister Roger’s favorite number, 143 represents the number of countries from which aspiring young entrepreneurs visited BizKids.com in the last three months. Teen tycoons have visited from Syria, Palestine, and Slovakia, among others. As classrooms … read more

As College Went Virtual, Students Went Packing

A few years ago, Harvard and Stanford took the extraordinary step of putting classroom-recorded courses on their websites for free. The move was downright gutsy. After all, access to the schools’ professors and insights were considered elite; their $50K+ tuitions, worthwhile.  … read more

2021 Resolutions, Family-Style

In some ways, January 1st will be just another day. It’s another collection of 24 hours, each a set of 60 minutes, each comprised of 60 seconds. And yet there’s something about the dawn of a new year that gives … read more

2020’s Smartest Gift: A Course in Millionairedom

With the holiday season in full swing, parents and grandparents are scrambling to find gifts that will live on long after the wrapping paper has been recycled. For our top pick this year, we start with a problem in need … read more

Little Steps to Raising a Generous Kid

It doesn’t take a grinch to see that this year’s holiday season will be unlike any the world has seen in a century. Amidst a season in which kids (and adults) tend to daydream about creating wish lists, receiving packages, … read more

Yes, It Pays to be Thankful

In a year when every other tradition seems to be thrown out the window, this week brings a tradition that can’t be canceled — and shouldn’t be missed. For many families, the traditional turkey dinner isn’t in the cards. The … read more

The 2020 Biz Kid Holiday Gift Guide

If you blinked, you may have missed it. The whole year, that is. Yes, Black Friday is almost here. Holiday shopping season is upon us, and while the lines and crowds are certain to be anything but typical, one thing … read more

Raising Kids on the New American Dream

The eye-catching headline read, “Young Entrepreneurs are Redefining the American Dream.” The article, posted to Entrepreneur.com earlier this week, discusses a fascinating shift in values among the young mavens creating the future.  But first, a reminder of the American Dream … read more

Talking to Your Kids about Money Problems

This week, it was reported than 6 million Americans missed their rent or mortgage payments in September. That news gave us pause, and reason to elevate this previous post once again. As unemployment continues to linger, families are facing similar … read more

Financial Facts that are Downright Scary

Welcome to the season of goblins, ghouls, and skeletons. This is the month we go out of our way to experience fright in all of its forms. And so in true October fashion, today we confront one of the scariest … read more