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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."

Wall Street Journal

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

Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal
"More than 80% of survey respondents who pay an allowance say they want to teach their child the value of money and financial responsibility."
"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

"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."
"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

"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

"1 in 3 young Americans (Millennials) lives with a parent or parents. Of those, 1 in 4 does not work or go to school."
"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

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

"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
"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."
Clark
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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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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Clark
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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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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Clark
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

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

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

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

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 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

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 ($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)

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

The paper chore chart has gotten a modern update.
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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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