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    Biz Kid$ to Launch on American Forces Network

    On June 8th, Biz Kid$ will premiere worldwide as new programming from the American Forces Network (AFN) on military bases overseas. Biz Kid$ is the Emmy Award winning and credit union funded public television series that teaches kids about money management and entrepreneurship.

    “Financial literacy has never been as important as it is now and it is critical that young people learn how to manage their money more now than ever before,” said Larry Marotta, Director, Television, AFN.  “We are thrilled to premiere BizKid$ on our AFNfamily channel in June and are grateful to the producers and to the underwriters for making such a thoughtful and fun program available to our military families serving our nation overseas.”

    Biz Kid$ is donating the first 26 Episodes (101-126) to AFN. The episodes cover a wide variety of personal finance topics such as budgeting, saving, entrepreneurship, credit, and more.  

    The Department of Defense operates AFN, which is a worldwide radio and television broadcast network that serves nearly one million American service men and women, Department of Defense civilians and their families overseas, stationed at bases in 175 countries, as well as 140 U.S. Navy ships at sea.  AFN broadcasts the most popular American radio and television programs from all the major networks and is a service of the American Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS).

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