Credit & Debt

What is credit, and how is it used? How do you get it and what are your responsibilities? Our credit and debt episodes bust the myths and mysteries of using credit and paying down debt. Get to know your facts, and your financial future will thank you!

What They'll Learn:

what is credit, how to use credit wisely, how to get a good credit score, impact of too much debt, how to get out of debt.

Lesson Plans

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My First Credit Card

Your first credit card -- manage it right and it could lead to a world of possibilities. Get it wrong and it will mean years of regret. Biz Kid$ demystifies the process of getting a credit card, how...

My First Credit Card

Your first credit card -- manage it right and it could lead to a world of possibilities. Get it wrong and it will mean years of regret. Biz Kid$ demystifies the process of getting a credit card, how to use it correctly, and explains terms like credit score and APR. Hear from kids who used credit to their advantage, and a few who wished they had.
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Using Your Credit

Don’t live on borrowed time. Join the Biz Kid$ and you’ll see the true cost of purchasing with credit. You’ll also have an unsettling look at credit scores and the increasing number of people...

Using Your Credit

Don’t live on borrowed time - see the true cost of purchasing with credit. Have an unsettling look at credit scores and the increasing number of people who use them to evaluate consumers.
109

Cash and Credit

What's the difference between cash and credit?  The Biz Kid$ explain the pros and cons to using your own money versus someone else's.  Meet a young entrepreneur who used credit to start a bath salts...

Cash and Credit

You’ll learn about the power and pitfalls of credit, which is essentially using someone else’s money temporarily (for a price).
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How Credit Affects Your Life

Did you know your credit score could impact whether or not you get into college, get a job, or even rent an apartment? Join the Biz Kids, and you’ll learn about building good credit and how the...

How Credit Affects Your Life

The secret is actually simple – it’s all about staying in school and building the best toolbox for your future that you can. Learn about the many ways to pay for your education and the importance of life-long learning.
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Debt: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

It’s easy to spend more than you make with credit cards. Learn to avoid the pitfalls of overspending by keeping a spending journal, sticking to a budget, and living a cash existence. Meet the owner...

Debt: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Biz Kid$ explore the positive uses of debt and the pitfalls it can create if not careful.
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How Do You Get Money?

Join us and you’ll explore many ways to make money. Follow a Biz Kid on a job hunt—reviewing help wanted ads, filling out the application, and going through the interview. Hear from Amazon.com...