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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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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.



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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.



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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."

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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.

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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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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.

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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."



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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.

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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.



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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.

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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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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.

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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!

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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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!



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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.

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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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Crash Course On Starting A Business

So you've got an idea - now what? Check out this quick, but comprehensive course on business basics. You'll learn how to refine your ideas, make a business plan, identify funding sources, find a market, and of course, sell your service or product. Find out how two teen girls developed a $2 million business out of magnetic bottle caps.

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How to Make A Million Bucks!

It is possible! If you start early and save consistently, you'll take advantage of the power of compound interest. You can make a million by working hard, spending less than you make, and saving, saving, saving. Meet a 16-year-old with a fashion recycling business.

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Scam-A-Rama (Protect Yourself from Being Scammed)

It's a complicated world and there are many ways you can be taken advantage of or cheated. Learn how to recognize a scam, and how to protect yourself from identify theft, pyramid schemes, and more.

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The Value of Money

With many currencies around the world, what determines the value of money? What are the factors that raise or lower the value of the american dollar? Why is the dollar measured against the chinese yuan, the japanese yen, or the euro? Learn why the value of the dollar is important in your life.

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What's Your Money Personality?

How do you act with money? Are you a "Money Star," "Oblivious," or "Penny Wise Pound Foolish"? This episode looks at the range of emotional reactions and connections people have with money. So what personality are you? Find out in this episode.

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