Learning to Give: Kids Donating Allowance Through BusyKid

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More than $25,000 donated by kids to charities featured on chore app  Phoenix, AZ (Feb. 6, 2019) – BusyKid believes everyone should take a balanced approach to financial success. The balanced approach includes consistently earning, saving, sharing, spending and investing money, and saving more than you spend. While not every adult takes the balanced approach, BusyKid has some features which helps kids start developing an understanding and routine to become balanced, including the sharing of …

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Donating is Just One Of Five Important Functions Of BusyKid

American Red Cross, Our Military Kids & National First Responders Fund added to charities

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Phoenix, AZ (Nov. 19, 2018) – BusyKid announced today that the American Red Cross, Our Military Kids and the National First Responders Fund are the newest charities available to receive donations from kids through BusyKid. BusyKid is the first app that allows kids to earn, save, share, spend and invest real allowance by completing weekly chores and activities. Though only available for the last 11 months, kids have already donated over $22,000 to BusyKid charities. …

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Teach Your Kids To Donate Like It’s The Holidays All Year Long

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year, or so the song goes. November marks the beginning of what I like to call “Donation Season” – 61 days (November & December) when charities around the world receive over a third of their yearly donations. According to some recent reports on philanthropy, 34% of all donations are made in the last three months of the year, including roughly 25% of those between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Talk …

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BusyKid Sponsors Learning at The Harlem Investment Plant

Under-served youth given opportunity to learn invaluable personal finance skills

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Phoenix, AZ – BusyKid, the only chore/allowance app where children can earn, save, share, spend, and invest real money wisely, is partnering with The Harlem Investment Plant to sponsor 10 students and enable them to enroll in the inaugural program. BusyKid will sponsor an additional 10 students in the second session of the program next year. Founder of The Harlem Investment Plant, Asia Wilson, a Registered Nurse and certified children’s yoga instructor, was inspired to …

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5 Ways Allowances That Reward Chores Can Help Children In Life

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If you are one of the 57% of American adults who received an allowance growing up, there’s a 90% chance you had to do chores to earn it, and a 70% chance that you had to work for every penny. Chores, like getting the mail, watering the plants, or doing the dishes, are excellent ways of instilling a solid work ethic in your children. Giving them an allowance is also a great incentivization strategy. Earning an allowance …