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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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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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Gender Pay Gap Starts with Kids in America

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BusyKid, the only mobile app and web platform that allows children to earn allowance and use it to save, share, spend and invest, analyzed their database to see how parents are paying their kids and found that even before setting foot in the workplace boys are earning more than girls. On average, boys earned twice as much for doing chores per week than girls, and were awarded larger bonuses by parents. Also according to BusyKid, …

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BusyKid & Great Hearts Academies Partner

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Partnership raises funds and teaches lessons in finance, work ethic, responsibility and more At a time when very little is taught in school about personal finance, BusyKid and Great Hearts have come together to offer Great Hearts students in Arizona and Texas the means to learn valuable financial lessons firsthand. BusyKid is the first and only chore/allowance app where children can gain firsthand experience earning, saving, sharing, spending and investing real money. The app was …

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BusyKid Named Mom’s Choice Awards® Gold Recipient

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The Mom’s Choice Awards® has named BusyKid a Gold Recipient as one of the best family-friendly media, products and services. The MCA evaluation process uses a proprietary methodology in which entries are scored on a number of elements including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal, and cost. “In an industry where credibility means everything, it’s meaningful that BusyKid as earned the Mom’s Choice Awards highest honor,” says BusyKid CEO Gregg Murset. “We …

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BusyKid Challenge Coin Recognizes Kids’ Contributions

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Phoenix, AZ – BusyKid, the first and only online chore chart where children can earn, save, share, spend and invest real money, has created a Challenge Coin to recognize children who have successfully demonstrated the ability to earn and manage money through the BusyKid app. Nominations for the BusyKid Challenge Coin will come from parents or grandparents, and each month a child (or children) from around the U.S. will be selected to receive the 2-inch …

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BusyKid Joins Forces with American Leadership Academy

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Phoenix, AZ – BusyKid, the first and only online chore chart where children can earn, save, share, spend and invest real money, is helping students at American Leadership Academy (ALA) build accountability and responsibility. A PEW Research Center survey of parents revealed that nearly every parent (94%) wants their children to be responsible, while 92% also hope for children who are hard-working. BusyKid and American Leadership Academy are coming together to help grow children who …

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BusyKid Honored As National Parenting Product Award Winner

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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 …