BUSYKID ARCHIVE - June 2019

Growing a Summer Entrepreneur

As school lets out and summer warms up, our children find themselves with more free time to pursue interests outside of a traditional learning environment- including starting their own business.  With our encouragement and guidance, kids can learn valuable life skills by flexing their entrepreneurial muscles. We may sound like a broken record, but it ...

THE DEFINITION OF INSANITY

HOW BUSYKID HELPED BREAK THE CYCLE I once bought a car for a “rapper” I was dating, after he told me he was making a song with Snoop Dog and would “pay me back as soon as it dropped.” I know this is going to be shocking, but the song never happened (and the relationship ...

Summer Money Lessons

Make This Summer a Summer of Money for Your Kids Kids are about to be turned loose from school for the summer. They’ll want to spend the time playing video games, watching videos online and scrolling through social media. And when that gets old, they will complain they are bored and have nothing to do. ...

3 Money Moves to Make Before Graduating High School

Most states require you to have taken certain classes before graduating high school—math, English, science, and so on. But a personal finance class probably isn’t among them. Only 16% of high school students are required to take a course in financial literacy. No wonder roughly 7 in 10 Gen Zers feel that planning for their ...