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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

Little Steps to Raising a Generous Kid

It doesn’t take a grinch to see that this year’s holiday season will be unlike any the world has seen in a century. Amidst a season in which kids (and adults) tend to daydream about creating wish lists, receiving packages, … read more

Yes, It Pays to be Thankful

In a year when every other tradition seems to be thrown out the window, this week brings a tradition that can’t be canceled — and shouldn’t be missed. For many families, the traditional turkey dinner isn’t in the cards. The … 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

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

Let’s get back to (financial) basics.

95 million Instagram posts. 500 million Tweets. 1 billion Facebook links. 14,000 new websites. Such is a single day of life in 2020. Information overload is an understatement. Thousands of times per second, new thoughts are published, ideas are broadcast, … read more

Your Kid’s Dream Job Has a 78% Bankruptcy Rate

Like everything else in 2020, this year’s football season is off to an unusual start. From a positive case at a Chief’s game to plexiglass dividers separating fans from hotdog vendors, the season has opened in a drastically different fashion than before.  … 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

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

How to Be a (Kid) Millionaire

Long before Richie Rich gave kids everywhere dreams of being a millionaire, or Shark Tank had us screaming, “I had that idea!” at the television, young people were creating waves (and real wealth, too). But for all of the lucky … read more