Cue the Confetti: Saving is Cool Again

It isn’t flashy, trendy, or instantly rewarding. In fact, it’s contrary to all of those, yet this month, it’s fully en vogue. It is saving. The age-old practice of living within your means, it turns out, has become cool again. Literally … read more

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Making the Most of Days at Home

As the world goes to great lengths to stop the viral spread of the coronavirus, the spread of its impact goes on with gusto. Schools are shuttering, restaurants are removing their tables, and flights are being canceled by the dozen. There’s no … read more

How Not to Get Suckered

She’s one of the most famous faces on TV and in the business world. To entrepreneurs, she’s a dream investor. But to scammers, she was a target. Shark Tank star Barbara Corcoran recently admitted that she was robbed of almost … read more

The Dream Job with a 78% Bankruptcy Rate

Last Sunday, 102 million people watched the Kansas City Chiefs defeat the San Francisco 49ers at Super Bowl LIV. Across the world, countless little girls and boys looked at their screens with aspiration. Oh, to be a pro athlete. Fame, … read more

The Mighty Power of Mistakes

It was to be Tesla’s biggest event of the year: the announcement of the next iteration of the Tesla brand. This time, a truck. A unique truck. Among its futuristic features? Dent-proof doors and unbreakable glass. To show off the … read more

The latest collab between Nas & Will Smith? Fin lit.

“Schools don’t teach kids about money.” Such is the straightforward problem statement of CJ MacDonald, CEO of a new app that’s secured $22.5 million in funding from a who’s who of celebs and business tycoons. Among the famous names: Will … read more

5 Things We Learned During Financial Literacy Month

America is a C-student when it comes to money. Inside Sources reported that our country’s lack of financial literacy is to blame, with most schools providing kids with exactly zero education about money. “Only 27 percent of young adults know basic … read more

A Biz Kid’s Night Before Christmas

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The business plan was hung on the fridge with care, In hopes that investors soon would be there. The Biz Kids … read more

Raising Money-Confident Girls

Someday in the future, income inequality will be a figment of the past. Someday, a woman’s confidence in investing won’t trail a man’s in poll after poll. And someday, financial advice won’t have to be given separately to boys and … read more

Oh, to Own a Car

The tossing of the keys: for some, it’s an iconic rite of passage. For others, a pipe dream associated with a life that feels out of reach. Most teens are likely to hold two views simultaneously: “I want one” and … read more

2 B a Millionaire — what are the odds?

Oh, to be a millionaire. Who among us hasn’t dreamed of inventing the next billion-dollar gadget, picking the perfect stock, or stumbling upon a pile of buried treasure? TV shows have caught onto the dream, asking us Who Wants to … read more

Hot Topics: The Emergency Credit Card

The following is a special post from our parent blog, The Money Talk. Consider this a sneak peek, then bookmark www.bkmoneytalk.com to read all of the parent-minded posts moving forward! You’re seeing them everywhere: reminders that your little baby isn’t … read more

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