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How to Succeed In Biz-Ness By Really Trying!

A business can be anything from babysitting to owning vending machines. You'll discover the three key steps to success: identifying a need, making a plan to fill a need, and taking action. Join us as we meet the prep school boy whose new take on the old school tie caused a sensation. We also meet the young founder of Logan magazine.



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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.

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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.



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Business Structures

What structure is right for your future business? It's not just "incorporated" anymore. Join us and learn about LLCs, sole proprietorships, partnerships, and more. Examine the pros and cons of each business structure and discover which one could be right for you. Meet two girls who were able to start both a non-profit organization and a for-profit company, all from selling honey.



  • 2017-11-20T00:31:20-08:00
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Movin' On Out

Check out this kid's guide to the true cost of cutting the cord and being independent. This episode takes you through it all - budgeting, roommates, finding a place, and learning about all the hidden costs that Mom and Dad used to pay for you. Meet seven girls who figured out how to share finances and the hairdryer. So how much does it cost to live on your own? More than you think!

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You Are The Target!

Every day, kids and teens are subjected to thousands of commercial messages from advertisers. This episode helps you recognize when you are being targeted, how to resist manipulation, and when to apply good consumer skills to cut through the commercial fog.

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The Economics of Economics

Here's a lighter look at a complex science. Learn about everything from micro to macro economics, supply and demand, and economic indicators. See how business owners and even individuals use economic principles to make financial decisions. Meet a young entrepreneur who started up her serving business when the economy turned down. It's all economics!



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Businesses That Give Back

Get to know some businesses that are giving back in big ways, including up-and-coming entertainer Cymphonique, who helps encourage positive self-esteem for girls. Learn from socially conscious companies that are doing good. It's the new triple bottom line: people, planet, and profit.

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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.



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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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What's in the Books?

Poor recordkeeping adds up to lost money. This episode examines bookkeeping and accounting, income and expenses, profit and loss, and gives tips on how to get over math anxiety (in case you have it). Meet the youngest Harlem Globetrotter who does a slam dunk with his books.

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Take It to the Bank

Get a kid's view of the services that banks, credit unions and other financial institutions offer - and why you should make use of them early in life. Learn the different products and services that banks offer and how to shop for the right bank for you. Meet a young entrepreneur with a haunted house who has no fear of banking.

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It's A Job to Get A Job!

It's a job getting a job and Biz Kid$ is here to help. Learn tips and tricks for writing a great resume, dressing for success, and nailing the interview. Get the inside scoop on what employers look for from a young entrepreneur who manages 200 employees.

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Fundraising Can Be Fun

Have a worthy cause? Then host a worthy fundraiser. This episode shows how to organize volunteers, choose the right venue, get the word out, and keep expenses low. Learn the right way to do the right thing.

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What to Do with a Windfall

Congratulations - you have a windfall! Now what? Take a look at some investment alternatives and how to evaluate them based on time, risk, and rate of return. Meet several young entrepreneurs who were faced with a financial opportunity and see where they decided to invest their money.



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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.

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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.



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Businesses Going Green

Going green is worthwhile and good for the bottom line. Explore the profitable side of going green, and learn how to distinguish between what's hype, and what's hip. Meet two college grads who learned how to make a profit from the coffee grounds up.



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All in the Family

Does your family talk marketing over meatloaf? Do you know someone who tracks revenue at the family reunion? Family-run businesses come in all shapes and sizes whether you're a mom-and-pop shop or the Ford Motor Corporation. Learn how families work, grow, and fight their way to profits.

  • 2017-12-05T00:30:00-08:00
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Who Wants to Be A Millionaire?

Most people say 'yes' even though their actions say 'no'. Don't be one of those people! Biz Kid$ will show you how you can develop your MDM (Million Dollar Mindset), maximize saving strategies, and get the best return on your investments so you can take advantage of the power of compound interest. You won't get rich overnight but eventually you'll be making millions.

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Is College Worth It?

The average college student will graduate with over $35,000 in debt, and some with thousands more. Faced with such a heavy burden some kids are opting not to go to college. This episode looks at college from a return-on-investment perspective. Which degrees pay for themselves and which don't? When does it make sense NOT to go to college? And how to get creative to achieve your college dreams without ending up with a lifetime of payments.

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My First Credit Card

Your first credit card -- manage it right and it could lead to a world of possibilities. Get it wrong and it will mean years of regret. Biz Kid$ demystifies the process of getting a credit card, how to use it correctly, and explains terms like credit score and APR. Hear from kids who used credit to their advantage, and a few who wished they had.

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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.

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Saving and Investing for Your Future

You'll learn along with the Biz Kids about the powerful potential of starting a savings plan early in life. You'll also discover various savings and investing options available to young people. As always, you'll meet individuals who are successful at saving and at their businesses.



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Money Really Does Grow On Trees

Opportunities to make money are all around you. From products to services, offline to online, and the basics to the bizarre -- this episode explores ways to bring in the bucks if you're too young to get a job. We show you how to make money even if all you have is a good attitude. Kids will walk away with some inspiration, if they're willing to exert the perspiration.

  • 2017-12-11T00:30:00-08:00
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Can Money Buy Happiness?

Yes, if you're the one giving it away. Hear heart-warming stories of how kids identified a need in their community and used an entrepreneurial mindset to solve it. Be inspired by their ingenuity, and find out how you can do the same to make a difference by becoming a social entrepreneur.

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Financial Freedom

Ever try to get to a new destination without looking up the directions? You'll never get rich if you don't set a goal and create a roadmap. Find out how to set financial goals, and stick to them, and how to avoid the pitfalls and dangers of getting sidetracked on your journey to making millions.

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What Is A Biz Kid?

You'll learn that anybody can be a Biz Kid with effort and the right attitude. Biz Kids identify a need, make a plan, and take action. Join us and you'll meet a skateboard designer, a rap music producer, a boy who started a rock-a-thon to raise money for hospital rocking chairs, and more. You'll also discover the entrepreneur who built a wildly successful garden products business on ... worm poop. All successful. All Biz Kids.

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What Is Money?

The Biz Kids say: "Show me the money!" Join us and you'll take a grand tour through the history of money from the days of bartering, through the first coins and currency, all the way to the electronic transfers of today. Watch as the Biz Kids put on cowboy boots and get a crash course in the art of negotiation and exchange at a high-energy cattle auction in Colorado.

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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.

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A Closer Look at Financial Careers

When is a job more than a job? The Biz Kids look at what it takes to find your true calling. You'll learn ways to start exploring careers. The kids talk to several celebrities and find out how they got their start and how they keep achieving their dreams.

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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 Amazon.com 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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What Can You Do with Money?

Decisions, decisions! Join the Biz Kids and you'll ponder the merits of spending, saving, donating, and investing money. Visit the New York Stock Exchange, get tips from the author of Not Buying It, and learn to avoid compulsive shopping. You can also learn how to create a financial diary and track spending. Meet an ambitious teen who opened a candy store at age 15 and, in the process, fulfilled a dream and revived an ailing business district in her small town.

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