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A Simple App Uncovered A Financial Whiz Kid

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Donna and Kevin have been proud of their 11-year-old daughter, Shae, for many reasons. Shae is conscientious, self-motivated, well spoken, responsible, and creative. When she was introduced to the BusyKid app to earn and manage her own money in October 2019, Shae became very budget conscious as well. But Donna could not have foreseen what ...

BusyKid Honors It’s Top 100 Financial Whiz Kids for 2020

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The financial literacy app evaluates over 200,000 kids’ financial achievements to find Best of Best Phoenix, AZ — For many, 2020 has been frustrating and circumstances brought on by COVID-19 have forced many adults to review personal finances, investment strategies, spending and saving habits. Still, despite the gloomy financial status of many adults, BusyKid, a ...

BusyKid App: How the Whole Family Can Benefit from this Amazing Tool

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You can rarely use the words “chore” and “fun” in the same sentence. However, with an ingenious chore app like BusyKid, it is effortless. The app not only makes doing household chores fun, but it also teaches kids a fundamental lesson on financial responsibility. However, teaching kids and making them understand fiscal responsibility and financial ...

How Will Money Motivate Your Kids To Do Household Chores ?

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Let’s crush a common misconception: using money to motivate your kids is not a prudent idea. Nothing can be further from the truth. Money can be a fantastic motivator for kids, and there is nothing wrong with using it to encourage kids to excel at home, school or other things. With the majority of high ...

Don’t Let TikTok Turn Into Your Kid’s Financial Advisor

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October is National Financial Planning Month, and the impact of COVID-19 on the economy and many people’s finances illustrates the importance of being prepared for the unknown and ready for financial emergencies. But personal finance is still a topic not taught in many schools. And even if classes are offered most schools don’t require them ...

5 Things Chores Will Teach Your Kids About Life

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If you ask any kids if they’d rather do chores or just play video games all day, it’s pretty obvious what they would answer. But, stay strong parents because ignoring the complaints and making your kids do chores can help teach them vital life skills. And not just how to vacuum and do laundry, they ...

THE DEFINITION OF INSANITY

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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

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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. ...

Financial Boomerangs

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Cutting Off Your College Kids Before It’s Too Late As parents, we do everything we can for our children.  When they are little, our role is clear- they rely on us for everything.  As they grow, we adjust our levels of support and the ways in which we provide it.  As they become adults and ...

Why Financial Literacy is Important

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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 ...