An Unbeatable Equation: Girl Power + Entrepreneurship

The headline immediately grabbed our interest: “8 Under 18: The Young Trailblazers Stepping Up During the Pandemic.” The article, published by Forbes, is an excellent piece of writing and a worthy celebration of talented biz kids. The profiles include grocery … read more

Hidden Opportunities in Our New Virtual World

A year ago, “school” referred to a brick building with a circle drive and flags. A “doctor’s appointment” required getting in a car. A “wedding” likely meant plane tickets. And “graduation” included a multigeneration road trip. Today, all of those … read more

Talking Money in the (Digital) Classroom

The word “classroom” has had a major overhaul in the last two months. What once described a carpeted room filled with wooden desks and gleaming whiteboards is today more of a concept than a location. “Class” is as concrete as … 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

Empowering Your Teen Entrepreneur

Behind every story of a self-made millionaire is a long line of supportive family members, friends, and mentors who spoke up when it mattered, invested when times were tough, and bit their tongues when criticism wasn’t constructive. If you find … read more

Putting Thanks (and Giving) in Thanksgiving

In a matter of days, sofas across America will be filled with grandpas, aunts, moms, and dads fast asleep in tryptophan-induced comas. American Thanksgiving is almost gleefully a time of consumption. We travel an average of 214 miles to eat an average of … read more

Financial Literacy & the Cashless Conundrum

Teaching kids about money has always required some strategy. But just one generation ago, explaining the function of currency was a lot easier. Why? Well, money could be seen. Our cashless society has made “money doesn’t grow on trees” sound downright … read more

15 Fun Family Activities that Don’t Cost a Dime

In a matter of days, Halloween will be behind us and the holiday season will begin in full swing. As the wish lists grow, the commercials entice, and dreams of family vacations swirl in our heads, it’s due time to … read more

Talking Money in the Classroom (Without Spending Any)

Across the country, school bells have begun to ring. Locker dials are spinning, teachers’ lounges are buzzing, and new backpacks are emitting that unmistakable new year aroma. School is back in session. As the 2019-2020 school year unfolds, so does … read more

Meet the Teen Inventors Saving our Planet

Record temperatures have people talking. Rising ocean levels have experts warning. But how about action? Some of the most impressive steps are being taken by those who will inherit the Earth and all its problems: kids. A teen in Ireland … 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

The Biz Kid Advantage to Influence Marketing

The term influencer has become a buzzy term. Kids long to be one, parents roll their eyes at the concept, and even book publishers are scrambling to find a place for the new category of celebrity. Even Saturday Night Live parodied the … read more