Financial Basics

Our Biz Kid$ Basics collection is your launching pad to success! Learn quick tips about budgeting, credit, taxes, saving, and more. These core episodes will turn you into a Biz Kid in no time!

What They'll Learn:

budgeting basics, credit, insurance, taxes, saving, how to make smart purchases and avoid debt.

Lesson Plans

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What’s Your Money Personality?

How do you act with money? Are you a “Money Star,” “Oblivious” or “Penny Wise Pound Foolish”? This episode looks at the range of emotional reactions and connections people have with...

What’s Your Money Personality?

How do you act with money? Are you a “Money Star,” “Oblivious” or “Penny Wise Pound Foolish”? This episode looks at the range of emotional reactions and connections people have with money. So what personality are you? Find out in this episode.
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More Bang for Your buck

Whether you’re facing good times or tough times, it’s important to know how to get the best value for your money. Discover tips for stretching your dollars.  Meet a teen who repairs broken Xboxes...

More Bang for Your buck

In good times or bad, it's always good  to know how to get the best value for your money, by being a smart consumer.  
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Are You Financially Literate

Understanding how to manage your money at an early age will make you even more successful when you head to college or move out on your own. Explore the skills of saving, goal setting, budgeting, and...

Are You Financially Literate

Whether planning for college or the big move out after high school, being financially literate will help you be more successful.  This episode explores the skills of saving, banking, budgeting, goal setting, and managing credit.  
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The World Is A Risky Place

Taking risks in life is important, but you want to be smart about those risks. Learn about liability, contracts, and insurance, and how having these in place can protect your business, your assets,...

The World Is A Risky Place

Taking risks in life is important, but you want to be smart about those risks. Learn the things you can do to protect your business, your assets, and yourself.
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Budgeting Basics

The Biz Kid$ learn the first rule of money management: you can’t manage what you don’t know. Join the kids and you’ll look at spending and expenses and examine several proven methods on how to...

Budgeting Basics

Learn the first rule of money management: you can’t manage what you don’t know! The Biz Kids take a look at spending and expenses and how to gain control of both.
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Don’t Blow Your Dough

Biz Kid$ beware! Protect the money you already have by putting it in a safe place. Don't fall for scams and schemes, and learn ways to avoid the growing problem of identity theft. Find out how...

Don’t Blow Your Dough

Protect the money you already have - beware of scams and avoid identity theft. You’ll also meet some young people who did blow their dough, and learned the hard way.
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How to Achieve Your Financial Goals

Join us and you’ll learn how to track your expenses, get control of your spending, and invest what’s left over to reach your financial goals. You’ll see the importance of starting young, while...

How to Achieve Your Financial Goals

To reach your financial goals you need to track your expenses, get control of spending, and invest what’s left over. Start young, while time is on your side!
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Taking Charge of Your Financial Future

Join the Biz Kid$ as they set financial goals, and then make a plan to get there.  Learn about opportunity costs and how making your goals requires a little sacrifice....

Taking Charge of Your Financial Future

Learn about 'opportunity cost', and then follow along as a Biz Kid sets up his first savings account. Meet an entrepreneur who reached his savings goal by selling jewelry.  
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Money Math – Who Needs It?

Math is a true building block in the business of your life. Whether you are calculating the tip on the restaurant bill, making change at your lemonade stand, or figuring out how to quickly grow your...

Money Math – Who Needs It?

Math is a true building block in the business of your life - whether it’s figuring out a tip, making change, or learning how to grow your savings, it’s all about the math in money.
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Scam-o-rama

It's a complicated world and there are many ways you can be taken advantage of or cheated.  Learn how to recognize a scam, and how to protect yourself from identity theft, online fraud, pyramid...

Scam-o-rama

It’s become a very complicated world and there are many ways get taken advantage of or cheated.  Learn how to recognize a scam and how toprotect yourself from identify theft, pyramid schemes, etc.
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A World Without Taxes

Explore how taxes impact your life, and why you should care about the IRS. Find out about the importance of federal, state, and local taxes and learn what they pay for. Hear how a semi-pro...

A World Without Taxes

Explore how taxes impact your life.  Find out about the importance of federal, state, and local taxes and what they pay for.
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What is a Biz Kid?

You’ll learn that anybody can be a Biz Kid with effort and the right attitude. Biz Kid$ identify a need, make a plan, and take action. Meet a skateboard designer, a hip hop music producer, and a 9...