BUSYKID ARCHIVE - March 2019

Why Financial Literacy is Important

If you name 10 things you do every day, I’d bet that at least nine of them would directly (or indirectly) involve money. Understanding how money works is critical to everyday life and it’s one of the major reasons why many states are finally reviewing its high school graduation requirements in relation to how much ...

The Story Behind Piggy Banks, Bear Markets, Money Spiders and More

Ever wonder why kids put money in a piggy bank? The decision to start making swine-shaped money holders wasn't random. Nor was the delineation of bulls representing an upward-trending market while bears mean the opposite. In fact, animal-money symbolism has deep roots in myths and history from around the world. Here are some of the ...