The Timely Importance of Imagination

As summer officially begins, it seems that any joys the season typically brings have been canceled or closed. Pools? Closed. Camp? Canceled. Plans? Scrapped.   But what if we told you there was a place that was open for business 24 … read more

5 Mistakes that Changed the World

Few have felt very successful these last few months. Retailers’ numbers have plummeted, businesses have shuttered, and some schools have gone so far as to give all students A’s in acknowledgment of how their education has suffered. If history is … read more

Cue the Confetti: Saving is Cool Again

It isn’t flashy, trendy, or instantly rewarding. In fact, it’s contrary to all of those, yet this month, it’s fully en vogue. It is saving. The age-old practice of living within your means, it turns out, has become cool again. Literally … read more

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Introducing a Brand New BizKids.com

When we launched BizKids.com more than a decade ago, we never could have imagined that it would reach aspiring young entrepreneurs in more than 190 countries, become an integral part of teachers’ lesson plans, or facilitate homebound learning during a … read more

An Unbeatable Equation: Girl Power + Entrepreneurship

The headline immediately grabbed our interest: “8 Under 18: The Young Trailblazers Stepping Up During the Pandemic.” The article, published by Forbes, is an excellent piece of writing and a worthy celebration of talented biz kids. The profiles include grocery … read more

Hidden Opportunities in Our New Virtual World

A year ago, “school” referred to a brick building with a circle drive and flags. A “doctor’s appointment” required getting in a car. A “wedding” likely meant plane tickets. And “graduation” included a multigeneration road trip. Today, all of those … read more

Meet the Biz Kids Saving the Planet

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day – an annual celebration of the planet we call home, and a reminder to do our part to protect her. At Biz Kid$, we’ve spent years chronicling the entrepreneurial ventures of young people … read more

Talking Money in the (Digital) Classroom

The word “classroom” has had a major overhaul in the last two months. What once described a carpeted room filled with wooden desks and gleaming whiteboards is today more of a concept than a location. “Class” is as concrete as … read more

Turning Free Time into Profit

Around the world, amidst the grief and worry, a commodity has been granted that has long escaped us all. It’s one the rich and poor have in equal measure, and one many of us have in ample quantities these days. … read more

This Financial Literacy Month, Talk it Out

Every year, those of us in the financial literacy sector wait in anticipation for April to begin. Why? Well, this is the month set aside by the calendar gods for “financial literacy month,” of course! Usually, it’s usually a lighthearted … read more

Making the Most of Days at Home

As the world goes to great lengths to stop the viral spread of the coronavirus, the spread of its impact goes on with gusto. Schools are shuttering, restaurants are removing their tables, and flights are being canceled by the dozen. There’s no … read more

How Not to Get Suckered

She’s one of the most famous faces on TV and in the business world. To entrepreneurs, she’s a dream investor. But to scammers, she was a target. Shark Tank star Barbara Corcoran recently admitted that she was robbed of almost … read more