How Do You Get Money?

Join us and you'll explore many ways to make money. Follow a Biz Kid on a job hunt-reviewing help wanted ads, filling out the application, and going through the interview. Hear from business celebrities, including founder Jeff Bezos, as they talk about their very first jobs. The Biz Kids also look at the many ways kids get and use allowances. Meet a young person whose love of animals turned into a profitable dog-walking business.

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Money Math - Who Needs It?

Math is a true building block in the business of your life. Whether you are calculating the tip on the restaurant bill, making change at your lemonade stand, or figuring out how to quickly grow your savings, it's all about the math in money. Visit with a handbag designer and meet students who are helping to save the environment.

  • 2016-10-21T01:31:07-07:00

Introducing Entrepreneurs

You'll discover an entrepreneur is someone who sees a financial opportunity and acts upon it. Learn the stories behind the Frisbee, the Slinky, and blue jeans. Meet an entrepreneur who started a lemonade stand to raise money for playground equipment, then grew so successful she was able to make over an entire park.

  • 2016-10-22T02:30:08-07:00

The Biz Kids Challenge

The Biz Kids learn the world of marketing through the "Project Lemonade Challenge." Two teams, two identical lemonade stands. It's up to the kids to decide the price and promotion strategy to sell the most product. The proceeds go to their favorite charities. You'll see the preparation and the results when they are critiqued by marketing guru Scott Bedbury, the force behind Nike's slogan "Just do it."

  • 2016-10-23T02:30:00-07:00
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Building Your Business Online

In today's world, great tools are available for you to build a business online. The Biz Kids investigate the advantages and potential pitfalls in Internet businesses. See the success of a young graphic designer, a nine-year-old who sells bath salts, and two teens who built a social networking site.

  • 2016-10-24T01:31:03-07:00

Financial Institutions - All The Same?

You can have a savings account in one place, a checking account in another, and you can even bank online. Learn about the services offered by different institutions, including investment houses, stock exchanges, payday loan companies, and more. Visit New York City to see how fashion and finance mix.

  • 2016-10-25T01:30:00-07:00

How Credit Affects Your Life

Did you know that your credit score could make the difference in whether or not you get into the college of your dreams? Your credit score could even impact whether or not you get the job you're applying for. Join the Biz Kids, and you'll learn about building good credit and how the credit laws affect your life.

  • 2016-10-26T01:30:00-07:00

The Art of Negotiation

Discover strategies for effective negotiations with your parents, teachers, friends, siblings, and bosses. Even if you are simply working out the shared schedule with your brother to walk the dog, you'll find out how to achieve your goals and arrive at a winning solution for everyone. Discover the success of teens who run "Grand Slam Garage Sales" and another young man who sells movie memorabilia online.

  • 2016-10-27T01:30:00-07:00

The World Is A Risky Place

Taking risks in life is important, but you want to be smart about those risks. Learn the things you can do to protect your business, your assets, and yourself. Meet two young tennis coaches and the owner of "Small Town Skateshop."

  • 2016-10-28T01:30:00-07:00

How to Be A Smart Consumer

Get the most for your money. Join the Biz Kids and you'll explore smart shopping strategies. Learn how to avoid common pitfalls and traps set by savvy marketers and high-pressure salesmen. Meet some smart consumers and successful entrepreneurs.

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Economic Cycles (What Goes Up Must Come Down)

Trends in the economy go up and down. Learn how trends can affect a business. Discover how you can protect yourself against negative effects and plan for the positive trends. Meet a young man who made paintball profitable and a family who mines for gold.

  • 2016-10-31T01:30:00-07:00

The Green Economy & You

Join the Biz Kids on a mission and discover your impact on the environment. Explore different ways to become part of the green economy and learn how there's green to be made in thinking green. Find out about "The Big Green Bus" and "Zoo Doo."

  • 2016-11-01T01:30:00-07:00

Secrets to Success

The secret to success is actually simple - it's all about staying in school and building the best toolbox for your future. Learn about the many ways to pay for your education and the importance of learning every day of your life.

  • 2016-11-02T01:30:00-07:00

The Marketing Mix

Now that you've decided on your business product or service, how will you promote it? Let the Biz Kids help you understand your target market and learn about the four P's of business success: product, price, promotion, and placement. Learn how "Exclusive Cuts" barber services, "Wow, Take a Bow" dog grooming, and other businesses market their services and products.

  • 2016-11-03T01:30:00-07:00

Hidden Careers

You don't have to be perfect at your passion to build a career in it. If you love baseball, but don't have the skills of a super athlete, you will see there are many different roles you can play behind the scenes. Learn about "behind the scenes" careers in sports, music, entertainment, art, and even aviation.

  • 2016-11-04T01:30:00-07:00

Using Your Credit-Crazy Or Compelling?

Don't live on borrowed time. Join the Biz Kids and you'll see the true cost of purchasing with credit. You'll also have an unsettling look at credit scores and the increasing number of people and places (employers, insurers, colleges, etc.) who are using these scores to make major decisions that could affect your future. Meet entrepreneurs who have successfully navigated credit pitfalls.

  • 2016-11-06T01:30:00-08:00
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Learning from Failure

Have you ever made a decision you regret? Let the Biz Kids show you how several well-known companies overcame failures. You'll also discover how mistakes can make you stronger by looking at the work of Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, and the kid businesses of "You're on Deck" custom cards and "Big Quill Enterprises" oyster sales.

  • 2016-11-07T00:30:00-08:00

Are You Financially Literate?

Understanding how to manage your money before you get to high school will make you even more successful when you head to college or move out on your own. Explore the skills of goal setting, budgeting, saving, and money management that make you financially literate!

  • 2016-11-08T00:30:00-08:00

Wheel of Misfortune

Find out how to avoid common money mistakes and learn the importance of following a financial plan. Explore both short- and long-term goals.

  • 2016-11-09T00:30:00-08:00

More Bang for Your Buck

Whether you're facing good times or tough times, it's important to know how to get the best value for your money. Discover tips for stretching your dollars.

  • 2016-11-10T00:30:00-08:00

Where Is My Allowance?

Discover how different families work out "allowances." Even basic financial planning starts now-learn how to manage your monthly income and expenses for vacations, education, and more.

  • 2016-11-11T00:30:00-08:00

Budgeting Basics

The Biz Kids learn the first rule of money management: you can't manage what you don't know. Join the kids and you'll look at spending and expenses and examine several proven methods on how to gain control of both. You'll also meet several successful entrepreneurs.

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Escape The Box

What do you do when opportunity knocks? Learn how to recognize and act on new opportunities in your life and to be creative in problem solving.

  • 2016-11-14T00:30:00-08:00

A World Without Taxes

Explore how taxes impact your life. Find out about the importance of federal, state, and local taxes and learn what they pay for. Meet young business owners who sell lacrosse socks and others who serve as swimming instructors and hear how they handle taxes.

  • 2016-11-15T00:30:00-08:00

Debt: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

It's easy to spend more than you make with credit cards. Learn to avoid the pitfalls of overspending by keeping a spending journal, sticking to a budget, and living a cash existence. Meet the owner of a carpet cleaning company and a radio DJ who have both learned how to manage debt.

  • 2016-11-16T00:30:00-08:00

Your First Big Purchase

You'll want to understand the important steps to take before your first big purchase, whether you're buying the latest computer, a new smart phone, or a car. You will learn about budgeting, researching, negotiating, and more. Find out how a teen photographer upgraded his camera and a 15-year-old aviator purchased an old airplane!

  • 2016-11-17T00:30:00-08:00

What's Up with the Stock Market?

Learn the language of the stock market and how these terms apply to your life. Meet an 11-year-old who created an application for the iPhone that helps teach other kids about the stock market.

  • 2016-11-18T00:30:00-08:00

Understanding Business Ethics

Do the right thing! You'll learn with the Biz Kids as they examine several aspects of ethics in business. You'll also see the downside of not following ethical business practices. In this episode you will discover what it means for management to lead by example, and how employees must take responsibility for their behavior. Meet several entrepreneurs who are successful on all levels.

  • 2016-11-20T01:30:00-08:00