Daily Dupaco

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Teen Television That's Right on the Money

Biz Kid$, the award-winning public TV series where kids teach kids about money and business, is one television show that's right on the money. Targeting teens, topics covered range from building and maintaining good credit to dreaming up and developing a real, sustainable business. They even cover resources for funding, to help turn kids' entrepreneurial dreams into reality.

Why would a kid want to watch Biz Kid$? Take a look and you'll see. The topics are covered in a way that teens can relate - real stories, broken down into entertaining, easily-digestible bits. The scenes, the shots, the script - are all carefully crafted to appeal to the demographic.

Take episode 201 for instance, which highlights two friends who develop a plan, obtain funding, and successfully launch their business, Zephyr Productions, which among other things hosts and records rap battles and helps improve the image of hip hop locally.

America's Credit Unions, a coalition of nearly 200 credit unions, has underwritten the first three seasons of BizKid$, which is presently in its second season and available to 97% of public television stations. You can view episodes, find out which station carries the program in your area, and access educational tools for parents here.
Comments (0)

Post a Comment

Please provide your information. Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.
Comment Title:
Please enter the code shown in the image

Thank you. Your comment is being reviewed and if approved, will be posted shortly.

Related Content
Daily Dupaco Archive
Get up to $300 cash back* with a Dupaco Home Equity Line of Credit
For a limited time, get $600 off closing costs with a Dupaco mortgage loan