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It’s True: #Adulting Has Never Been Tougher

In good times and bad, some things never change. Among them? The teenage dream of moving out. #Adulting, if you will. But recent years have made that aspiration increasingly challenging to turn into reality. From soaring inflation to the rising … read more

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Gifts That Changed the Course of History

Love it or dread it, ‘tis the season of giving. If you’re reading this blog, chances are that you’re either a parent of an aspiring young entrepreneur, or a parent aspiring for your child to become a young entrepreneur. The … read more

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Adulting 101: It’s All About that Budget

Yes, adulting is alluring. No sharing the remote with siblings. No nagging about dishes. No parents. Nothing but…freedom? The reality of living on your own isn’t as ­free as it might sound. Before you pack a single box, it’s essential … read more

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5 Keys to Snagging a Summer Job in 2023

If you blinked, you may have missed it. June is here! With it, the start of teenage employment season. One headline described the state of summer employment this way: “Summer jobs are plentiful for those who want to work.” So … read more

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As College Went Virtual, Students Went Packing

A few years ago, Harvard and Stanford took the extraordinary step of putting classroom-recorded courses on their websites for free. The move was downright gutsy. After all, access to the schools’ professors and insights were considered elite; their $50K+ tuitions, worthwhile.  … read more

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2021 Resolutions, Family-Style

In some ways, January 1st will be just another day. It’s another collection of 24 hours, each a set of 60 minutes, each comprised of 60 seconds. And yet there’s something about the dawn of a new year that gives … read more

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2020’s Smartest Gift: A Course in Millionairedom

With the holiday season in full swing, parents and grandparents are scrambling to find gifts that will live on long after the wrapping paper has been recycled. For our top pick this year, we start with a problem in need … read more

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Introducing a Brand New BizKids.com

143. In addition to being Mister Roger’s favorite number, 143 represents the number of countries from which aspiring young entrepreneurs visited BizKids.com in the last three months. Teen tycoons have visited from Syria, Palestine, and Slovakia, among others. As classrooms … read more

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Raising Kids on the New American Dream

The eye-catching headline read, “Young Entrepreneurs are Redefining the American Dream.” The article, posted to Entrepreneur.com earlier this week, discusses a fascinating shift in values among the young mavens creating the future.  But first, a reminder of the American Dream … read more

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Talking to Your Kids about Money Problems

This week, it was reported than 6 million Americans missed their rent or mortgage payments in September. That news gave us pause, and reason to elevate this previous post once again. As unemployment continues to linger, families are facing similar … read more

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Financial Facts that are Downright Scary

Welcome to the season of goblins, ghouls, and skeletons. This is the month we go out of our way to experience fright in all of its forms. And so in true October fashion, today we confront one of the scariest … read more

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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