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BusyKid Honored As National Parenting Product Award Winner

In Blog, Making News by BusyKid

App reinvents chores as kids’ first job with direct deposit. Phoenix, AZ — BusyKid is thrilled to announce that it has been named a National Parenting Product Awards winner for 2018. For over 27 years, the National Parenting Product Awards (NAPPA) has been ensuring that parents purchase the highest quality products that help them connect and enjoy time with their families. Consumers looking for high-quality products and services can rest assured when they see the …

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Top 20 Spring Chores for Kids

In Blog by BusyKid

Though snow still may be falling at your house, the calendar is showing that it’s almost time for Spring cleaning. Having your kids help around the house is not only a valuable way to teach your kids responsibility., but it also burns calories and helps you have a cleaner home faster. When teaching your kids anything, it’s ideal if you can include more than one lesson at a time. By paying your kids an allowance …

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5 Ways Allowances That Reward Chores Can Help Children In Life

In Blog by BusyKid

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 …

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March Is Here … Let Your Kids Spring Into Action!

In Blog by BusyKid

Spring is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start making a list of all the “Spring Cleaning” projects you want to get done before the Summer heat kicks in. The average home has hundreds of projects just waiting to be tackled, including many your kids can jump in to complete. According to a recent study by the Center for Parenting Education, children who regularly do chores are: better able to deal with …

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So What Are Your (Latchkey) Kids Doing After School?

In Blog by BusyKid

Every year, millions of children head home after school to an empty house because school clubs/sport programs have been cut, after-school supervision is expensive, or the children are at an age where parents feel they are capable of being home alone for a few hours. If you have a “Latchkey” kid, you’re certainly not alone.    After-school care is a multi-billion-dollar industry, however more than a quarter of America’s school children (15.1 million) are on their own after …

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Great Financial Gift for Kids

In Blog by BusyKid

Are you looking for a financial gift for your children? BusyKid may be the perfect choice for you! One of our key goals is teaching kids how to become financially responsible; we do that with our easy-to-use mobile app. Giving kids weekly chores and rewarding them for their efforts is our first step to help promote responsible future spending. A financial gift is something your children will learn to appreciate, especially with lessons that BusyKid …

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Are Older Generations Harder Workers?

In Blog by BusyKid

We don’t want to think that the world revolves around money, but the sad reality is that you can’t do a lot of things without it. Things are rarely free, and you have to earn your income from hard work and consistency. It is said that newer generations don’t have the same work ethic that older generations have, but BusyKid is working to change this perception by encouraging children to earn a weekly allowance through …

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NowThis Spotlight

In Blog by BusyKid

Have you heard the good news? NowThis has highlighted BusyKid and its relationship with Sounds of Autism. BusyKid is a business that can help children of all backgrounds learn how to earn, save, share and invest weekly allowance. We are proud to help guide parents as they teach what it takes to be responsible for doing assigned tasks and then getting money which could be put on a BusyKid VISA prepaid spend card. With a …

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4 Reasons Your Children Need Weekly Chores

In Blog by BusyKid

Do you give your children weekly chores? A weekly chore chart for your child provides them a sense of urgency and teaches time management. Are you taking the right steps to teach your children financial responsibility? Time Management When kids are little, they like helping you around the house, by helping you make dinner, or even helping you wash the car. You may want to push off their offer because you feel that you can …

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Are Parents Spending Too Much Money on Their Kids?

In Blog by Mike Prusinski

In its annual “Parents, Kids and Money” survey, T. Rowe Price revealed that 66% of the parents questioned giving their kids an allowance and the majority of them (55%) refused to do so without the kids earning it. The annual survey paints a very accurate picture of how parents spend their money and what guidance they give their kids in regards to earning, saving, sharing, spending and investing whatever money they (the kids) get their …