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    CUs Encouraged to Apply for NCUF Biz Kid$ Financial Education Grants

    Credit union organizations can now apply for new Biz Kid$ Financial Education Grants from the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) through March 31, 2014.

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    NCUF Biz Kid$ Program Coordinator Danielle Brown Interviewed on CUBroadcast

    Danielle Brown, Biz Kid$ Program Coordinator for NCUF, was recently interviewed by Mike Lawson from CUBroadcast. She talked about Biz Kid$ (the credit union funded public television series that teaches kids how to make and money), recent highlights, ways that credit unions can leverage the show, and much more.

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    National CU Foundation Approves 16 Biz Kid$ Education Grants for 2013

    The National Credit Union Foundation’s (NCUF) board of directors has approved 16 new Biz Kid$ grants for 2013, totaling $124,961. The new grants engage the credit union movement in using Biz Kid$ and its curriculum to build students financial literacy and economic education skills. Biz Kid$ is the credit union funded public television series that teaches kids about money management and entrepreneurship.

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    Biz Kid$ Piggy Hunt Teaches Financial Literacy

    Josh Allison, relationship development manager at Horizon CU, Spokane, Wash., developed the Biz Kid$ Piggy Hunt, which incorporates materials from the Biz Kids$ financial literacy initiative to engage children and adults. Here, a group of teachers work on the hunt.
    From CUNA News Now – Biz Kid$, a financial literacy initiative that teaches kids about money and business, is now part of a treasure hunt for financial literacy. The Biz Kid$ Piggy Hunt is a collaboration of Biz Kid$ and Horizon CU of Spokane, Wash.

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    Deadline Approaching for New NCUF Biz Kid$ Financial Ed Grants

    Credit union organizations have until the end of the month to apply for new Biz Kid$ Financial Education Grants from the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF). The deadline to apply is March 31, 2013.

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    CUs Encouraged to Apply for New NCUF Biz Kid$ Financial Education Grants

    Credit union organizations can now apply for new Biz Kid$ Financial Education Grants from the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) through March 31, 2013.

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    Biz Kid$ Receives Three Emmy Nominations

    Biz Kid$ has received Daytime Emmy nominations in three categories including Outstanding Children’s Series, Single Camera Editing and Sound Editing from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Awards will be given on June 17, 2012 in Los Angeles, Calif. Biz Kid$ is the credit union funded public television series that teaches kids about money management and entrepreneurship.

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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.

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    New Biz Kid$ Season Launches on Public Television

    Biz Kid$ returns for a new season – taking a close look at the economy, businesses that give back, and how to make good financial choices. Season 5 launched in January on public television stations around the country. Produced in high-definition, every half-hour episode focuses on a financial theme and profiles inspiring young entrepreneurs and social philanthropists.

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    “Credit Union Donations Can Help Prepare Children” – Biz Kid$ Program Coordinator Writes in CU Times

    This Op-ed piece originally appeared in the 12/14/11 issue of the Credit Union Times:

    It should come as no surprise that financial education is critical and sorely-needed. A survey from The Hartford Financial Services Group found that more than three-quarters of students report that they wish they had more help preparing for their personal finances. Unfortunately, some educators are not providing a financial education course and may be unprepared to teach the subject, according to a report from the Financial Literacy and Education Commission. As a result, many lack the confidence to teach it to students.

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    Biz Kid$ Films at Two NY CUs

    In a segment on understanding a line of credit and where they are available, Biz Kid$ recently filmed at Actors Federal Credit Union and Montauk Credit Union in New York, N.Y. The segment was filmed for an episode from Season five of Biz Kid$, which is the Emmy Award winning and credit union funded public television series that teaches kids about money management and entrepreneurship.

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    Biz Kid$ Starter Kits Now Available from NCUF

    Supporters of Biz Kid$ can now receive a new Biz Kid$ "starter kit" filled with DVDs and materials to teach Biz Kid$ to schools in their area. Biz Kid$ is the Emmy Award winning and credit union funded public television series that teaches kids about money management and entrepreneurship.

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    WCUF Transitions Biz Kid$ to National CU Foundation

    After spearheading efforts for six years, the Washington Credit Union Foundation (WCUF) will be passing fundraising, outreach and administrative responsibilities for Biz Kid$ to the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) to ensure the program gains the maximum support from the credit union system.

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    Biz Kid$ ring the bell at the NYSE

    Biz Kid$, the Emmy Award-winning financial literacy series on public television, visit the NYSE to celebrate the launch of five new episodes in April. In honor of the occasion, Kaelon Horst, Biz Kid$ host, and George Burdick, First Vice President, Wealth Advisor from Worcester, MA, ring The Closing Bell, joined by Alexander Oki and Austin Siedentopf, Biz Kid$ hosts, along with seven of the young entrepreneurs from Boston, Washington, D.C., and New York, who have been featured on the series.

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    Financial Literacy with Biz Kids

    One of the things I miss most about being in a credit union is the opportunity to visit local schools to provide financial education. I loved working with junior high students – yes I bribed them with pizza, candy and snacks but also brought them great information about managing money. I don’t know who learned more – them or me but I enjoyed every minute. Some called me a masochist but I liked junior high students – they had a lot to say and a lot to learn.

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