When all else fails, imagine.

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” – Albert Einstein For centuries, the imagination has been the forerunner of every aspect of society. Long before cranes construct a tower, pages are covered with storylines, or 3D printers whirl with invention, an … read more

Let’s get back to (financial) basics.

95 million Instagram posts. 500 million Tweets. 1 billion Facebook links. 14,000 new websites. Such is a single day of life in 2020. Information overload is an understatement. Thousands of times per second, new thoughts are published, ideas are broadcast, … read more

Your Kid’s Dream Job Has a 78% Bankruptcy Rate

Like everything else in 2020, this year’s football season is off to an unusual start. From a positive case at a Chief’s game to plexiglass dividers separating fans from hotdog vendors, the season has opened in a drastically different fashion than before.  … read more

The COVID Effect: Starting a Biz in 2020

Trends are nothing new. Some fads last for months, some for seasons, and some for generations. But if anything will be said of 2020, it’s that coronavirus came to define every aspect of our lives. The entrepreneurial world is no … read more

Guest Post: Biz Kid Harrison Brooks of ElevatorUp

Hi Biz Kids. I’m Harrison Brooks the 17-year-old founder & CEO (Chief Elevator Officer) of ElevatorUp: a brand-new card game that’ll keep you smiling through Ups, Downs, and even getting Stuck! For as far back as I can remember, I … read more

Financial independence is a royal fantasy no more.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have made their unprecedented move official: they’ve relinquished their royal backing, and paid back a $3 million loan from the Sovereign Fund that was used to refurbish their home, Frogmore Cottage. With that, the couple is … read more

Free & Fabulous Fall Family Fun

We last 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

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The Millionaire’s Launchpad: the Dorm Room

One night in the fall, then-junior Akilah Releford took her beauty insights to Twitter, creating a thread of her favorite beauty hacks and tricks. After hitting send, she headed to bead. When she awoke in her dorm room at Howard University, she … read more

Billionaire Advice Every Biz Kid Should Hear

There’s no doubt about it: being a young entrepreneur requires the DNA of a pioneer. But groundbreaking doesn’t require that one go it alone. Many of today’s most wildly successful entrepreneurs started out as Biz Kids. In this week’s post, we … read more

Now Opening: Your Haphazard Homeschool

Across the country, new schools are popping up. But in place of school bells, video calls ring. In lieu of passing periods, slipper-clad walks down the hallway. And standing in for teachers are good ole’ mom and dad. These new … read more

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5 Classroom Trends Worth Your Attention

Even before the concept of the classroom itself was turned on its head, teaching was experiencing a transformation. Trends are nothing new to teachers. They bear witness to the lightning speeds at which students’ attire, vocabularies, and media habits shift. … read more

Teens’ Hidden Saving Superpower

Times like these can act as a wakeup call in so many ways. High on the list: the importance of saving. It’s easy to look in the rearview mirror right now, wishing we’d saved more in seasons of plenty. But … read more

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