The 2022 Biz Kid$ Holiday Gift Guide

Last week, as turkey leftovers filled the fridge and holiday decorations filled the mantlepiece, kids and teens began filling notepads both analog and digital with hints, links, and downright demands of what they hope to see under the tree. Following … read more

Putting Thanks (and Giving) in Thanksgiving

Today, 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 3000 calories before shopping our … read more

About That $2 Billion Powerball Jackpot

Let’s set aside for a moment the fact that many lottery winners wish they never won in the first place. And the fact that the odds of winning the jackpot – 1 in 292 million – are almost exactly the … read more

Unpacking the Crypto Crash

If you tuned into this year’s Super Bowl, you likely saw a commercial featuring Larry David, mocking the advent of everything from forks to the light bulb, until a modern-day Larry eventually rejects the final “too good to be true” … read more

Feeling the entrepreneurial itch? You’re not alone.

When Shark Tank judge otherwise known as “Mr. Wonderful” posted a not-so-subtle stance on employment versus entrepreneurship this week, it hit like a clap of thunder. Calling a salary a “drug,” the investor who regularly puts his money where his … read more

How Kids Make Money with Candy

The powers that be have a jittery projection to make: $3.6 billion. That’s the amount of money they expect to be spent on Halloween candy this year. If that sounds like a hefty sum to spend, just imagine being on … read more

Teaching Kids about Credit as Debt Gets Murky

This week, President Biden made it official: the United States would forgive up to $20,000 in student loans per borrower. The applications opened, the borrowers rejoiced, and the concept of debt got…murkier. Regardless of how you feel about the government’s … read more

Inflation 101: A Biz Kid Guide

For a word that makes headlines multiple times per day, “inflation” sure does have a wide variety of definitions. Merriam-Webster defines inflation this way: Putting the multi-purpose word’s associations with balloons or arrogance aside, the final definition is downright dense: … read more

What Young Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Elon Musk

This week, despite his best attempts to avoid them, a fascinating billionaire returned to the news: Elon Musk. After announcing his plans to purchase Twitter for $54.20 per share a few months ago and subsequently hoping he could say, “psyche!” … read more

Free & Fabulous Fall Family Fun

We first assembled a list of “Free Fall Family Fun” in September of 2019. Then, the economy was thriving, unemployment was record-low, and kids were in school across the country. Little did we know how much more important cost-free entertainment … read more

Biz Kid$ Announces New Managing Partner

Jeannine Glista to lead brand update with new partnerships, tools, podcast and book. SEATTLE, WA – September 22, 2022 Biz Kid$ LLP recently announced the promotion of Jeannine Glista as new managing partner, along with plans for a brand revitalization. … read more

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The Unreal Estate the Queen Left Behind

When Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II passed away at the age of 96 last week, it marked the end of an era for the longest-reigning monarch in British history. But it also had a major financial impact on those poised … read more