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Why Financial Basics > Financial Fads

If you’d listened to the financial “wisdom” of the pundits on social media over the last couple of years, you’d have been in for one heck of a roller coaster ride. If you happened to get lucky with regards to … read more

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3 Keys for Growing your Dough in 2024

Take a quick survey of the 2024 New Year’s resolutions of close friends and family, and two words are likely to bubble to the surface: more and less. “I want to look at my phone less this year.” “I want … read more

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The Incredible, Edible, Sellable Egg

Perfectly positioned between Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska, a young entrepreneur named Nolan Stroy is counting his chickens before they hatch. But that’s no metaphor — the eggs his chickens lay are a thriving business for Nolan. 40 chickens produce dozens … read more

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At Biz Kid$, we’ve made our share of complaints about the lack of financial literacy taught in schools. But the reality is that, while more cut-and-dry money talk in classrooms would be a fabulous development, plenty of the lessons taught … 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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Meet the Brains Behind Barbie

This month, it seems the entire world has been bathed in shades of pink. One of the biggest box office hits in years, Barbie has sent fans to theaters in droves – and offered a reminder to us all the … read more

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At Biz Kid$, the rationale behind our passion for children’s financial literacy is simple: the earlier a person learns the pitfalls of debt, the potential of entrepreneurship, and the power of compound interest, the better. After all, time truly is … read more

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The Magical Power of Cash Stuffing

Managing money as a teenager is a daunting task. With so many new financial responsibilities and an entire digital world begging you to spend from the palm of your hand, it’s essential to develop healthy money habits early on. One … read more

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Fleeing the Finfluencer Charade

You don’t have to be Sherlock Holmes to see that social media has transformed the way we connect, gather information, and seek advice. Among the many voices that dominate our social feeds, financial influencers (a.k.a. “finfluencers”) have emerged as popular … read more

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4 Ways to Make Money on Social Media

Many teens’ lists of ambitions share a common goal: gaining fame on social media. While the appeal of making money from being, well…liked…is obvious, the reality can be much more complex (and potentially disappointing.) But that doesn’t mean there isn’t … read more

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Debt Limit 101: A Biz Kid Guide

If you believe the week’s hype, three syllables stand between us and the end of the world: debt limit. By now, you’ve read the headlines. You’ve heard the spin. You’ve seen the predictions of the end of the world if … read more

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Profiting from Play: Making Money in Sports

Last week, news broke that a bidding war had erupted over a hockey team – the Ottawa Senators, to be precise. The bidders weren’t your typical unknown billionaires, either. In the running are two of the biggest names in media: … read more