BizKids_630x233

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!

Upcoming Airdates

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.

  • 2017-08-23T01:30:51-07:00
    KCET-HD

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.



  • 2017-08-24T01:31:39-07:00
    KCET-HD

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.



  • 2017-08-25T01:30:38-07:00
    KCET-HD

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.

  • 2017-08-26T02:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

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.

  • 2017-08-26T02:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2017-09-07T01:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

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.

  • 2017-08-27T02:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2017-09-02T02:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

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.



  • 2017-08-27T02:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2017-09-02T02:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2017-09-08T01:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

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.

  • 2017-08-28T01:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

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.

  • 2017-08-29T01:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

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.

  • 2017-08-30T01:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

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.

  • 2017-08-31T01:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

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.

  • 2017-09-01T01:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

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.



  • 2017-09-03T02:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2017-09-09T02:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

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.

  • 2017-09-03T02:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2017-09-09T02:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2017-09-11T01:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

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.

  • 2017-09-04T01:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

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.

  • 2017-09-05T01:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

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.

  • 2017-09-06T01:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

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.



  • 2017-09-10T02:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2017-09-16T02:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

Money Moves

When money moves between individuals or groups it is called a transaction. Join the Biz Kids and you'll follow a single dollar bill as it moves from a depositor's hand across the counter, down to the vault, over to the Federal Reserve, and finally out to a project the bank is financing. Visit the branch of a real credit union inside a high school where the students are the tellers. Watch the ebb and flow of money as the kids examine the concepts of supply and demand.

  • 2017-09-10T02:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2017-09-12T01:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2017-09-16T02:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

Taking Charge of Your Financial Future

Join the Biz Kids as they figure out where they want to be financially and make plans on how to get there. You can work on your plans and meet some new kid entrepreneurs, too. Follow along as a Biz Kid sets up his first savings account. We also look at an innovative program that rescues street kids and gets them back into education and business.



  • 2017-09-13T01:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2017-09-17T02:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

A Biz: What Is It?

You'll see that a successful business supplies goods or services and makes profit when it earns more money than it spends. Meet the junior high school boy who makes healthy dog biscuits, the high school twins with a cake decorating company, and the college student seeking investors for his successful corporation.



  • 2017-09-14T01:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

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.



  • 2017-09-15T01:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

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."

  • 2017-09-17T02:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

Cash and Credit

You'll learn about the power and pitfalls of credit, which is essentially using someone else's money temporarily (for a price). Meet a young entrepreneur who used credit to start a successful bath salts business and another who launched a successful design firm. And, as a cautionary tale, we talk to a young woman who had fun buying with credit until she found herself in bankruptcy.



  • 2017-09-18T01:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

How to Achieve Your Financial Goals

Join us and you'll learn to track your expenses, get control of your spending, and invest what's left over to reach your financial goals. You'll see the importance of starting young, while time is on your side. Meet some high school entrepreneurs who started a sports business.

  • 2017-09-19T01:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

Don't Blow Your Dough

Biz Kids Beware. Protect the money you already have by putting it in a safe place. Beware of scams and schemers. You'll discover ways to avoid the growing problem of identity theft. Meet with Washington State's Attorney General Rob McKenna and the Better Business Bureau. You'll also see young people who did blow their dough, and find out what that experience has taught them.

  • 2017-09-20T01:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

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.



  • 2017-09-21T01:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

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."

  • 2017-09-22T01:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD