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Biz Kid$

Grade Levels: 6 - 12
Core Subject(s): Financial Literacy, Mathematics
Website: http://www.bizkids.com
Next Airing: Wed, Oct 1st, 2014 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV

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BIZ KID$ is the fun, new, fast-paced TV series where kids teach kids about money and entrepreneurship. Created for school-aged children, each half-hour episode features several young business owners and philanthropists who share their success stories. Whether it's a skateboard designer, a candy store owner, or a hip-hop music producer, the kids on the series inspire young viewers. Throughout the series, kids learn about saving, budgeting, investing and giving back to the community. Spoofs of old TV shows and comedy sketches performed by a humorous cast of characters make the series a hit with both kids and parents alike. The King of Ka-Ching, a cheesy lounge singer, and Francine Fairtrade, a world traveler with extensive knowledge of all things exotic and financial, are two of the characters who add to the fun.

Episodes:

  • Building and Growing A Business

    From start-up on up! Follow the Biz Kids as they learn the necessary steps for organizing, staffing, training, and building a new business. You will see how effective communication increases morale and makes the business grow. As always, you'll meet some individuals who have successfully built their businesses.

    Next Airing: Wed, Oct 1st, 2014 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/6/2008 to 1/5/2016
  • Understanding Your Paycheck

    What's on your stub, bub? The Biz Kids use a modern American pay stub to explore various social movements of the last century. From unions to social security and from workman's compensation to the 401(k) plans of today-it's all there on the stub. Plus, you'll meet entrepreneurs and explore how they started their businesses.

    Next Airing: Wed, Oct 8th, 2014 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/6/2008 to 1/5/2016
  • Social Entrepreneurs

    Join the Biz Kids and you'll meet social visionaries who use the same tools as profit-oriented entrepreneurs. Yet instead of building companies and large profits, these people create thriving organizations and powerful movements for social change.

    Next Airing: Wed, Oct 15th, 2014 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/6/2008 to 1/5/2016
  • Have A Plan, Stan!

    Explore the different elements of a business plan and see why it's crucial to develop a plan before you start your business. Meet a teen who opened a snow-cone shack, another who makes and sells candles, and a group who markets self-defense kits.

    Next Airing: Wed, Oct 22nd, 2014 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 12/28/2008 to 12/27/2016
  • Money Math - Who Needs It?

    Math is a true building block in the business of your life. Whether you are calculating the tip on the restaurant bill, making change at your lemonade stand, or figuring out how to quickly grow your savings, it's all about the math in money. Visit with a handbag designer and meet students who are helping to save the environment.

    Next Airing: Wed, Oct 29th, 2014 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 12/28/2008 to 12/27/2016
  • Building Your Business Online

    In today's world, great tools are available for you to build a business online. The Biz Kids investigate the advantages and potential pitfalls in Internet businesses. See the success of a young graphic designer, a nine-year-old who sells bath salts, and two teens who built a social networking site.

    Next Airing: Wed, Nov 5th, 2014 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 12/28/2008 to 12/27/2016
  • Financial Institutions - All The Same?

    You can have a savings account in one place, a checking account in another, and you can even bank online. Learn about the services offered by different institutions, including investment houses, stock exchanges, payday loan companies, and more. Visit New York City to see how fashion and finance mix.

    Next Airing: Wed, Nov 12th, 2014 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 12/28/2008 to 12/27/2016
  • How Credit Affects Your Life

    Did you know that your credit score could make the difference in whether or not you get into the college of your dreams? Your credit score could even impact whether or not you get the job you're applying for. Join the Biz Kids, and you'll learn about building good credit and how the credit laws affect your life.

    Next Airing: Wed, Nov 19th, 2014 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 12/28/2008 to 12/27/2016
  • The Art of Negotiation

    Discover strategies for effective negotiations with your parents, teachers, friends, siblings, and bosses. Even if you are simply working out the shared schedule with your brother to walk the dog, you'll find out how to achieve your goals and arrive at a winning solution for everyone. Discover the success of teens who run "Grand Slam Garage Sales" and another young man who sells movie memorabilia online.

    Next Airing: Wed, Nov 26th, 2014 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 12/28/2008 to 12/27/2016
  • The World Is A Risky Place

    Taking risks in life is important, but you want to be smart about those risks. Learn the things you can do to protect your business, your assets, and yourself. Meet two young tennis coaches and the owner of "Small Town Skateshop."

    Next Airing: Wed, Dec 3rd, 2014 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 12/28/2008 to 12/27/2016
  • Economic Cycles (What Goes Up Must Come Down)

    Trends in the economy go up and down. Learn how trends can affect a business. Discover how you can protect yourself against negative effects and plan for the positive trends. Meet a young man who made paintball profitable and a family who mines for gold.

    Next Airing: Wed, Dec 10th, 2014 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 12/28/2008 to 12/27/2016
  • The Green Economy & You

    Join the Biz Kids on a mission and discover your impact on the environment. Explore different ways to become part of the green economy and learn how there's green to be made in thinking green. Find out about "The Big Green Bus" and "Zoo Doo."

    Next Airing: Wed, Dec 17th, 2014 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 12/28/2008 to 12/27/2016
  • Secrets to Success

    The secret to success is actually simple - it's all about staying in school and building the best toolbox for your future. Learn about the many ways to pay for your education and the importance of learning every day of your life.

    Next Airing: Wed, Dec 24th, 2014 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 12/28/2008 to 12/27/2016
  • The Marketing Mix

    Now that you've decided on your business product or service, how will you promote it? Let the Biz Kids help you understand your target market and learn about the four P's of business success: product, price, promotion, and placement. Learn how "Exclusive Cuts" barber services, "Wow, Take a Bow" dog grooming, and other businesses market their services and products.

    Next Airing: Wed, Dec 31st, 2014 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 12/28/2008 to 12/27/2016
  • A Closer Look at Financial Careers

    When is a job more than a job? The Biz Kids look at what it takes to find your true calling. You'll learn ways to start exploring careers. The kids talk to several celebrities and find out how they got their start and how they keep achieving their dreams.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/6/2008 to 1/5/2016
  • Budgeting Basics

    The Biz Kids learn the first rule of money management: you can't manage what you don't know. Join the kids and you'll look at spending and expenses and examine several proven methods on how to gain control of both. You'll also meet several successful entrepreneurs.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/6/2008 to 1/5/2016
  • Bulls, Bears, and Financial Markets

    Kids and bulls and bears, oh my! The Biz Kids examine stocks, bonds, commodities, and the markets where each of them are traded. You will discover various ways young people can get involved with the transactions, aim for profit, and avoid risk. Meet some successful entrepreneurs along the way.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/6/2008 to 1/5/2016
  • Money Moves (Global Economy)

    Around the world with the Biz Kids! Join us and you'll follow the flow of imports and exports that make up the interconnected world economy. You will discover who makes the many things we use every day that come from all over the world. You'll also see how several entrepreneurs have made a success of their businesses, despite the pressures of the world economy.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/6/2008 to 1/5/2016
  • Saving and Investing for Your Future

    You'll learn along with the Biz Kids about the powerful potential of starting a savings plan early in life. You'll also discover various savings and investing options available to young people. As always, you'll meet individuals who are successful at saving and at their businesses.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/6/2008 to 1/5/2016
  • Sell, Sell, Sell (The Science of Sales)

    All sales final. Join the Biz Kids in sales training as they explore philosophy and sales techniques. Discover the traits common to all good salespeople. You'll meet several entrepreneurs who demonstrate superior sales skills!

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/6/2008 to 1/5/2016
  • Understanding Business Ethics

    Do the right thing! You'll learn with the Biz Kids as they examine several aspects of ethics in business. You'll also see the downside of not following ethical business practices. In this episode you will discover what it means for management to lead by example, and how employees must take responsibility for their behavior. Meet several entrepreneurs who are successful on all levels.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/6/2008 to 1/5/2016
  • Understanding Income and Expenses

    Go with the cash flow. The Biz Kids watch the ebb and flow of income and expenses. Join them and you'll learn proven methods for getting expenses under control while growing income with new ideas, smarter work habits, and innovation. Meet some entrepreneurs who have seen success with cash low and more!

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/6/2008 to 1/5/2016
  • Using Your Credit-Crazy Or Compelling?

    Don't live on borrowed time. Join the Biz Kids and you'll see the true cost of purchasing with credit. You'll also have an unsettling look at credit scores and the increasing number of people and places (employers, insurers, colleges, etc.) who are using these scores to make major decisions that could affect your future. Meet entrepreneurs who have successfully navigated credit pitfalls.

    Length: 00:28:46
    Usage rights: 1/6/2008 to 1/5/2016

Availability:

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