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Biz Kid$

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.

Biz Kid$  
  • The Value of Money
    Sunday, September 23
    9:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    With many currencies around the world, what determines the value of money? What are the factors that raise or lower the value of the american dollar? Why is the dollar measured against the chinese yuan, the japanese yen, or the euro? Learn why the value of the dollar is important in your life.
  • What's Your Money Personality?
    Wednesday, September 26
    3:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    How do you act with money? Are you a "Money Star," "Oblivious," or "Penny Wise Pound Foolish"? This episode looks at the range of emotional reactions and connections people have with money. So what personality are you? Find out in this episode.
  • What's Your Money Personality?
    Sunday, September 30
    9:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    How do you act with money? Are you a "Money Star," "Oblivious," or "Penny Wise Pound Foolish"? This episode looks at the range of emotional reactions and connections people have with money. So what personality are you? Find out in this episode.
  • Business Structures
    Wednesday, October 3
    3:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    What structure is right for your future business? It's not just "incorporated" anymore. Join us and learn about LLCs, sole proprietorships, partnerships, and more. Examine the pros and cons of each business structure and discover which one could be right for you. Meet two girls who were able to start both a non-profit organization and a for-profit company, all from selling honey.
  • Business Structures
    Sunday, October 7
    9:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    What structure is right for your future business? It's not just "incorporated" anymore. Join us and learn about LLCs, sole proprietorships, partnerships, and more. Examine the pros and cons of each business structure and discover which one could be right for you. Meet two girls who were able to start both a non-profit organization and a for-profit company, all from selling honey.
  • Movin' On Out
    Wednesday, October 10
    3:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Check out this kid's guide to the true cost of cutting the cord and being independent. This episode takes you through it all - budgeting, roommates, finding a place, and learning about all the hidden costs that Mom and Dad used to pay for you. Meet seven girls who figured out how to share finances and the hairdryer. So how much does it cost to live on your own? More than you think!
  • Movin' On Out
    Sunday, October 14
    9:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Check out this kid's guide to the true cost of cutting the cord and being independent. This episode takes you through it all - budgeting, roommates, finding a place, and learning about all the hidden costs that Mom and Dad used to pay for you. Meet seven girls who figured out how to share finances and the hairdryer. So how much does it cost to live on your own? More than you think!
  • You Are The Target!
    Wednesday, October 17
    3:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Every day, kids and teens are subjected to thousands of commercial messages from advertisers. This episode helps you recognize when you are being targeted, how to resist manipulation, and when to apply good consumer skills to cut through the commercial fog.
  • You Are The Target!
    Sunday, October 21
    9:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Every day, kids and teens are subjected to thousands of commercial messages from advertisers. This episode helps you recognize when you are being targeted, how to resist manipulation, and when to apply good consumer skills to cut through the commercial fog.
  • The Economics of Economics
    Wednesday, October 24
    3:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Here's a lighter look at a complex science. Learn about everything from micro to macro economics, supply and demand, and economic indicators. See how business owners and even individuals use economic principles to make financial decisions. Meet a young entrepreneur who started up her serving business when the economy turned down. It's all economics!
  • The Economics of Economics
    Sunday, October 28
    9:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Here's a lighter look at a complex science. Learn about everything from micro to macro economics, supply and demand, and economic indicators. See how business owners and even individuals use economic principles to make financial decisions. Meet a young entrepreneur who started up her serving business when the economy turned down. It's all economics!
  • Businesses That Give Back
    Wednesday, October 31
    3:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Get to know some businesses that are giving back in big ways, including up-and-coming entertainer Cymphonique, who helps encourage positive self-esteem for girls. Learn from socially conscious companies that are doing good. It's the new triple bottom line: people, planet, and profit.
  • Businesses That Give Back
    Sunday, November 4
    9:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Get to know some businesses that are giving back in big ways, including up-and-coming entertainer Cymphonique, who helps encourage positive self-esteem for girls. Learn from socially conscious companies that are doing good. It's the new triple bottom line: people, planet, and profit.
  • What's in the Books?
    Wednesday, November 7
    3:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Poor recordkeeping adds up to lost money. This episode examines bookkeeping and accounting, income and expenses, profit and loss, and gives tips on how to get over math anxiety (in case you have it). Meet the youngest Harlem Globetrotter who does a slam dunk with his books.
  • What's in the Books?
    Sunday, November 11
    9:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Poor recordkeeping adds up to lost money. This episode examines bookkeeping and accounting, income and expenses, profit and loss, and gives tips on how to get over math anxiety (in case you have it). Meet the youngest Harlem Globetrotter who does a slam dunk with his books.
  • Take It to the Bank
    Wednesday, November 14
    3:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Get a kid's view of the services that banks, credit unions and other financial institutions offer - and why you should make use of them early in life. Learn the different products and services that banks offer and how to shop for the right bank for you. Meet a young entrepreneur with a haunted house who has no fear of banking.
  • Take It to the Bank
    Sunday, November 18
    9:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Get a kid's view of the services that banks, credit unions and other financial institutions offer - and why you should make use of them early in life. Learn the different products and services that banks offer and how to shop for the right bank for you. Meet a young entrepreneur with a haunted house who has no fear of banking.
  • It's A Job to Get A Job!
    Wednesday, November 21
    3:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    It's a job getting a job and Biz Kid$ is here to help. Learn tips and tricks for writing a great resume, dressing for success, and nailing the interview. Get the inside scoop on what employers look for from a young entrepreneur who manages 200 employees.
  • It's A Job to Get A Job!
    Sunday, November 25
    9:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    It's a job getting a job and Biz Kid$ is here to help. Learn tips and tricks for writing a great resume, dressing for success, and nailing the interview. Get the inside scoop on what employers look for from a young entrepreneur who manages 200 employees.
  • Fundraising Can Be Fun
    Wednesday, November 28
    3:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Have a worthy cause? Then host a worthy fundraiser. This episode shows how to organize volunteers, choose the right venue, get the word out, and keep expenses low. Learn the right way to do the right thing.
  • Fundraising Can Be Fun
    Sunday, December 2
    9:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Have a worthy cause? Then host a worthy fundraiser. This episode shows how to organize volunteers, choose the right venue, get the word out, and keep expenses low. Learn the right way to do the right thing.
  • What to Do with a Windfall
    Wednesday, December 5
    3:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Congratulations - you have a windfall! Now what? Take a look at some investment alternatives and how to evaluate them based on time, risk, and rate of return. Meet several young entrepreneurs who were faced with a financial opportunity and see where they decided to invest their money.
  • What to Do with a Windfall
    Sunday, December 9
    9:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Congratulations - you have a windfall! Now what? Take a look at some investment alternatives and how to evaluate them based on time, risk, and rate of return. Meet several young entrepreneurs who were faced with a financial opportunity and see where they decided to invest their money.
  • Businesses Going Green
    Wednesday, December 12
    3:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Going green is worthwhile and good for the bottom line. Explore the profitable side of going green, and learn how to distinguish between what's hype, and what's hip. Meet two college grads who learned how to make a profit from the coffee grounds up.
  • Businesses Going Green
    Sunday, December 16
    9:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Going green is worthwhile and good for the bottom line. Explore the profitable side of going green, and learn how to distinguish between what's hype, and what's hip. Meet two college grads who learned how to make a profit from the coffee grounds up.
  • All in the Family
    Wednesday, December 19
    3:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Does your family talk marketing over meatloaf? Do you know someone who tracks revenue at the family reunion? Family-run businesses come in all shapes and sizes whether you're a mom-and-pop shop or the Ford Motor Corporation. Learn how families work, grow, and fight their way to profits.
  • All in the Family
    Sunday, December 23
    9:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Does your family talk marketing over meatloaf? Do you know someone who tracks revenue at the family reunion? Family-run businesses come in all shapes and sizes whether you're a mom-and-pop shop or the Ford Motor Corporation. Learn how families work, grow, and fight their way to profits.

 

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  • The Value of Money
    Wednesday, September 19
    3:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    With many currencies around the world, what determines the value of money? What are the factors that raise or lower the value of the american dollar? Why is the dollar measured against the chinese yuan, the japanese yen, or the euro? Learn why the value of the dollar is important in your life.
  • Scam-A-Rama (Protect Yourself from Being Scammed)
    Sunday, September 16
    9:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    It's a complicated world and there are many ways you can be taken advantage of or cheated. Learn how to recognize a scam, and how to protect yourself from identify theft, pyramid schemes, and more.
  • Scam-A-Rama (Protect Yourself from Being Scammed)
    Wednesday, September 12
    3:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    It's a complicated world and there are many ways you can be taken advantage of or cheated. Learn how to recognize a scam, and how to protect yourself from identify theft, pyramid schemes, and more.
  • How to Make A Million Bucks!
    Sunday, September 9
    9:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    It is possible! If you start early and save consistently, you'll take advantage of the power of compound interest. You can make a million by working hard, spending less than you make, and saving, saving, saving. Meet a 16-year-old with a fashion recycling business.
  • How to Make A Million Bucks!
    Wednesday, September 5
    3:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    It is possible! If you start early and save consistently, you'll take advantage of the power of compound interest. You can make a million by working hard, spending less than you make, and saving, saving, saving. Meet a 16-year-old with a fashion recycling business.
  • Crash Course On Starting A Business
    Sunday, September 2
    9:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    So you've got an idea - now what? Check out this quick, but comprehensive course on business basics. You'll learn how to refine your ideas, make a business plan, identify funding sources, find a market, and of course, sell your service or product. Find out how two teen girls developed a $2 million business out of magnetic bottle caps.
  • Crash Course On Starting A Business
    Wednesday, August 29
    3:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    So you've got an idea - now what? Check out this quick, but comprehensive course on business basics. You'll learn how to refine your ideas, make a business plan, identify funding sources, find a market, and of course, sell your service or product. Find out how two teen girls developed a $2 million business out of magnetic bottle caps.
  • What's Up with the Stock Market?
    Sunday, August 26
    9:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Learn the language of the stock market and how these terms apply to your life. Meet an 11-year-old who created an application for the iPhone that helps teach other kids about the stock market.
  • What's Up with the Stock Market?
    Wednesday, August 22
    3:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Learn the language of the stock market and how these terms apply to your life. Meet an 11-year-old who created an application for the iPhone that helps teach other kids about the stock market.
  • Your First Big Purchase
    Sunday, August 19
    9:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    You'll want to understand the important steps to take before your first big purchase, whether you're buying the latest computer, a new smart phone, or a car. You will learn about budgeting, researching, negotiating, and more. Find out how a teen photographer upgraded his camera and a 15-year-old aviator purchased an old airplane!
  • Your First Big Purchase
    Wednesday, August 15
    3:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    You'll want to understand the important steps to take before your first big purchase, whether you're buying the latest computer, a new smart phone, or a car. You will learn about budgeting, researching, negotiating, and more. Find out how a teen photographer upgraded his camera and a 15-year-old aviator purchased an old airplane!
  • Debt: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly
    Sunday, August 12
    9:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    It's easy to spend more than you make with credit cards. Learn to avoid the pitfalls of overspending by keeping a spending journal, sticking to a budget, and living a cash existence. Meet the owner of a carpet cleaning company and a radio DJ who have both learned how to manage debt.
  • Debt: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly
    Wednesday, August 8
    3:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    It's easy to spend more than you make with credit cards. Learn to avoid the pitfalls of overspending by keeping a spending journal, sticking to a budget, and living a cash existence. Meet the owner of a carpet cleaning company and a radio DJ who have both learned how to manage debt.
  • A World Without Taxes
    Sunday, August 5
    9:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Explore how taxes impact your life. Find out about the importance of federal, state, and local taxes and learn what they pay for. Meet young business owners who sell lacrosse socks and others who serve as swimming instructors and hear how they handle taxes.
  • A World Without Taxes
    Wednesday, August 1
    3:30 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Explore how taxes impact your life. Find out about the importance of federal, state, and local taxes and learn what they pay for. Meet young business owners who sell lacrosse socks and others who serve as swimming instructors and hear how they handle taxes.