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"According to a study on Millennials, between 1975 and 2016, the number of young female "homemakers" dropped from 43% to 14%."

USA Today

2017-04-20T16:40:47+00:00

USA Today

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"According to a study on Millennials, between 1975 and 2016, the number of young female "homemakers" dropped from 43% to 14%."
"More than 80% of survey respondents who pay an allowance say they want to teach their child the value of money and financial responsibility."

Wall Street Journal

2017-04-16T01:54:32+00:00

Wall Street Journal

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"More than 80% of survey respondents who pay an allowance say they want to teach their child the value of money and financial responsibility."
"Findings from the Junior Achievement-Jackson Children’s Financial Literacy Survey revealed that 33% of youngsters haven’t been taught how to get or earn money."

Consumers Affairs

2017-04-24T17:16:06+00:00

Consumers Affairs

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"Findings from the Junior Achievement-Jackson Children’s Financial Literacy Survey revealed that 33% of youngsters haven’t been taught how to get or earn money."
"Some 68% of U.S. parents say they pay an allowance to their children, at an average rate of $67.80 per month, according to a 2016 survey of 1,005 adults by the American Institute of CPAs."

Wall Street Journal

2017-04-16T01:40:30+00:00

Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal-BusyKid
"Some 68% of U.S. parents say they pay an allowance to their children, at an average rate of $67.80 per month, according to a 2016 survey of 1,005 adults by the American Institute of CPAs."
"41% of young families (Millennials) had a student debt in 2013, up from 17% in 1989 and the amount owed on those loans has almost tripled."

USA Today

2017-04-20T16:44:05+00:00

USA Today

USA-Today-BusyKid
"41% of young families (Millennials) had a student debt in 2013, up from 17% in 1989 and the amount owed on those loans has almost tripled."
"1 in 3 young Americans (Millennials) lives with a parent or parents. Of those, 1 in 4 does not work or go to school."

USA Today

2017-04-20T16:41:55+00:00

USA Today

USA-Today-BusyKid
"1 in 3 young Americans (Millennials) lives with a parent or parents. Of those, 1 in 4 does not work or go to school."
"A poll of 500 elementary school-aged children and their parents revealed that 41% of children had not been taught how to spend money. Additionally, nearly half (47%) had not learned how to give money to help people."

Consumers Affairs

2017-04-24T17:17:05+00:00

Consumers Affairs

Consumer-Affairs-BusyKid
"A poll of 500 elementary school-aged children and their parents revealed that 41% of children had not been taught how to spend money. Additionally, nearly half (47%) had not learned how to give money to help people."
News Channel 3 - Nagging your kids to do chores? Check out the Busy Kid app
Nagging your kids to do chores? Check out the Busy Kid app

NEW YORK — “I have to wipe down bathroom cabinets, clean the toilets. Feed Tofu.”

Like most kids, Sterling used to complain about the chore list but he’s changed his tune since his work began showing up on his phone attached to an account all in his name.

“I was like yes!”Like this is my own bank and I can access it myself without my mom having to give it to me instead,” he said.

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WGN9 - Pay-per-chore app turns kids’ allowance into investments
Pay-per-chore app turns kids’ allowance into investments

The objective of the new chore app “Busy Kid” is relatively simple: make parents have to nag less while teaching kids about money.

For each chore a kid completes, Busy Kid transfers money from their parents’ checking account into their own account. There, kids can manage it through three different options: save, share or spend.

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News Press Now - App helps kids balance chores, financial responsibility
App helps kids balance chores, financial responsibility

It’s never too early to teach children about money management. In a cashless society, technology plays a large role.

There are dozens of smartphone applications making it easier for kids, and parents, to balance chores and financial responsibilities.

“I think students should learn both what it’s like to operate with cash as well as — like most of us operate — with credit cards or debit cards,” said Jodi Bloemker, director of community investment with the United Way of St. Joseph. “You need to have an understanding of both.”

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Colorado Parent - An App to Track Your Child’s Chores, Earnings, and Spending
An App to Track Your Child’s Chores, Earnings, and Spending

When we were kids, a weekly allowance was something we tucked away in a drawer, piggy bank, jewelry box, you name it—really anything we could cram our change and crumpled bills into. Then there was that feeling of accomplishment when we’d dump all that hard earned cashola onto our beds to see if we had enough to buy that new toy we were eyeing.

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Reward Expert - Help Your Kids Become Financially Responsible with BusyKid
Money Matters: In quest for financial literacy, the buck stops with parents

Money might be the last taboo topic.

In a society that runs on capitalism, we seem to have a harder time talking to our children about personal finance than we do about sex, race or even death. Maybe it’s because so many of us are so bad at financial matters ourselves.

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Reward Expert - Help Your Kids Become Financially Responsible with BusyKid
Tax time, digital devices great for teaching kids about money, chores

Many children as young as 4 and 5 can grasp the concept of being responsible with chores, budgeting allowances and keeping important paperwork, according to one official.

With the current tax season upon everyone, now is the perfect time for parents to teach their children how to do weekly chores, monitor their allowance money and learn how they can eventually become productive, skilled adults, said Gregg Murset, CEO of the Scottsdale, Ariz.-based BusyKid and its accompanying website, www.busykid.com.

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Reward Expert - Help Your Kids Become Financially Responsible with BusyKid
Help Your Kids Become Financially Responsible with BusyKid

It can be tough for busy parents to stay on top of their finances and just as tough for them to find time to teach their kids about money. However, there is one Arizona-based company that is offering a way to do both. With BusyKid, chores, allowances and finances all come together into one easy solution.

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CNN Money - How to Keep Your Kids From Being Ignorant With Money
How to keep your kids from being ignorant with money

If you have kids you know you’re on the hook for their spending, at least for a while. What you might not know is that you’re also on the hook for their financial education, too.

With only 21% of parents regularly talking about money with their kids and only 10% interested in teaching them about managing credit cards or investing, according to a study from the money app BusyKid, it looks like parents need some help.

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Fox 10 - Financial Planner Develops New App To Teach Kids Finance Lessons
Financial planner develops new app to teach kids finance lessons

Sometimes, teaching kids about money is not always easy, and that is why a Scottsdale company developed an app for parents to give their kids some real life experience, when it comes to managing their cash.

With the BusyKid app, families are able to work together to prepare children to face financial realities when they get older.

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Kim Komando - Easy Way to Teach Your Kids To Manage Finances
Easy way to teach your kids to manage finances

Saving money and dealing with finances seems to be a lost art-form these days. Americans are struggling to build on their savings.

A recent study by GOBankingRates showed that 57 percent of Americans have under $1,000 in their savings accounts. Even worse, 39 percent have no savings at all.

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Metro - Help Your Kids Understand Their Personal Finances
Help your kids understand their personal finances

What is that age-old expression? You can’t teach an old dog new tricks? When it comes to being smart with money, bad spending habits are extremely hard to break.

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Parade - 5 Money Changes To Make In 2018
5 Money Changes to Make in 2018

If your New Year’s resolution involves getting your financial life in order, financial expert Gregg Murset, CEO of BusyKid, has some advice for you. To get on the right track—January is Financial Wellness Month, after all—Murset recommends starting with more specific goals instead of resolving to pay down debt or save for retirement without an actual plan. Then, at the end of each month, review your progress honestly and do it all over again.

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Corp! - Financial Planner Sets Out to Empower Families With Online Tool To Boost Literacy
Financial planner sets out to empower families with online tool to boost literacy

When Gregg Murset looked at the people he works with as a financial planner, two things were consistently present: they work hard and are generally smart with their money.

It was those qualities that Murset wanted to instill in his own six children.

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Clark - Hey, parents! Here’s how to get $20 of free stock for your kids
Hey, parents! Here’s how to get $20 of free stock for your kids

BusyKid, which bills itself as “a revolutionary system for chores and allowance that teaches your kids financial literacy and responsibility,” has teamed up with discount online brokerage Stockpile to offer $10 of free stock per child in a company of your choice.

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CNBC - This company is helping children start investing in the stock market
This company is helping children start investing in the stock market

The stock market isn’t just for grown-ups anymore, thanks to BusyKid, an online chores and allowance platform that teaches children to save, share, spend and invest money.

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Financial Advisor - Cultivating Next Generation Clients May Start With Taking Out The Trash
Cultivating Next Generation Clients May Start With Taking Out The Trash

As advisors adopt web portals and mobile apps to attract millennials, Gregg Murset is using fintech to serve children who have yet to even learn their multiplication tables.

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The Wall Street Journal - Apps and Websites That Teach Tweens and Teens About Money
Apps and Websites That Teach Tweens and Teens About Money

These smartphone-friendly tools let children make decisions about spending, saving and donating—with limits from Mom and Dad

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Low-Cards.com - BusyKid Launches Prepaid Card that Integrates with Allowance Management App
BusyKid Launches Prepaid Card that Integrates with Allowance Management App

BusyKid is an allowance management platform for families that keeps track of the work children do around the house. The company just launched the BusyKid Spend Card, a reloadable Visa prepaid card that teaches kids how to manage their money.

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Forbes - Kids And Money Smarts? There's An App For That
Kids And Money Smarts? There’s An App For That

Remember how your toddlers begged to push the vacuum, sweep, cook and even wash dishes for you? If you’re wishing your older kids were half as interested in chores, Gregg Murset may be your man.

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Macworld - BusyKid review: Turn everyday chores into a lesson in fiscal responsibility
BusyKid review: Turn everyday chores into a lesson in fiscal responsibility

BusyKid ($12 per year) is a web-based service that teaches children fiscal responsibility by encouraging them to perform household chores. For $12 per year, parents assign tasks to family members, placing a cash value on each chore and allowing children to determine how money is spent or saved.

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Desert News - Mobile site helps parents teach kids to manage money (+ video)
Mobile site helps parents teach kids to manage money (+ video)

Managing money can be challenging for many adults, and an even more difficult task is teaching financial literacy to their children, but a Utah-born financial planner has developed a solution that could help parents show their kids the basics of earning, saving and investing their hard-earned dollars.

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sheknows - 7 Apps to Save Mom's Sanity This Summer
7 Apps to Save Mom’s Sanity This Summer

You can handle summer vacation like the pro we all know you are with these seven apps that will save your sanity and make summer easier with the kids home from school.

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Women's Day - Why Your Kids Should Do Weekly Chores—and Get Paid for Doing Them
Why Your Kids Should Do Weekly Chores—and Get Paid for Doing Them

What’s the key to raising well-behaved, intelligent, and motivated kids? It may as simple as a chore system and an allowance.

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Outnumbered - How to Keep Your Kids Busy and Earning Money this Summer
How to Keep Your Kids Busy and Earning Money this Summer

Since summer schedules are much tend to have more wiggle room than school year schedules, kids can help out more around the house to earn some money.

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8 Easy Ways to Teach Kids About Money - A Mom's Take
8 Easy Ways to Teach Kids About Money – A Mom’s Take

With April being Financial Literacy month, I thought that now would be the perfect time to discuss this topic.

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How to Get Past the Lack of Financial Education in Schools
How to Get Past the Lack of Financial Education in Schools

With April being Financial Literacy month, I thought that now would be the perfect time to discuss this topic.

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When Can My Child Mow the Lawn?
When Can My Child Mow the Lawn?

Chores build a work ethic, boost confidence and teach children not to expect handouts; a guide to appropriate tasks children can master by age.

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Here’s the dirt on paying kids for chores
Here’s the dirt on paying kids for chores

Just when you think you’ve heard every angle on paying kids for completing chores, this happens!

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Clever Items to Simplify Your Life
Clever Items to Simplify Your Life

Real Simple’s mission, through its 16 years, has been to simplify your life with smart finds like these.

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Science Says Your Kids Should Help With Spring Cleaning
Science Says Your Kids Should Help With Spring Cleaning

It’s not always easy to get kids on board with chores, so Gregg Murset, CEO of BusyKid, an online chore system that teaches children about finances, has some tips to make spring cleaning fun for the whole family.

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Resolve to be a Better Family in 2017
Resolve to be a Better Family in 2017

Many adults make New Year’s Resolutions every January, but the sad reality is only about 8 percent of people actually achieve the goals they set. Of course no parent wants to set this as an example for children. So instead of doing individual resolutions this year, why not do family resolutions so you can all keep each other accountable?

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BusyKid: Teach Your Kids The Value Of Money By Doing Chores With This New App
‘BusyKid’: Teach Your Kids The Value Of Money By Doing Chores With This New App

Four things to know about the new app that will help parents keep track of tasks while teaching their children how to value money

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BusyKid turns chores into child’s play
BusyKid turns chores into child’s play

Designed to take the effort out of convincing your children to run errands, BusyKid is a new online tool to help you keep track of family chores and to reward your offspring on a job well done.

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BusyKid Is The App For Tracking Chores Where Children Learn How To Make Money
BusyKid Is The App For Tracking Chores Where Children Learn How To Make Money

The paper chore chart has gotten a modern update.
Introducing BusyKid, a mobile first site that allows parents to keep track of tasks, while also being a tool to introduce kids to learning about their personal finances.

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Valley-based app aims to teach children about work ethic, money management
Valley-based app aims to teach children about work ethic, money management

The Valley-based company BusyKid promotes work ethic for children by organizing their tasks and teaching them money management, all through the magic of a smartphone.

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