"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." -Eleanor Roosevelt

October 3, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Education, Kids & Money, Parenting

Tweet Teaching kids business skills early will increase their financial awareness.  As we begin to teach our kids these important lessons about business and money it’s important to take advice from others that have been there and done that with their own kids.  Sarah Cook with Raising Ceo Kids shares tips on raising your own kids […]

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Video: What Adults Can Learn from Kids

July 14, 2010 by  
Filed under Advice on Education, Blog, Education, Parenting

Tweet From TED Talks Child prodigy Adora Svitak says the world needs “childish” thinking: bold ideas, wild creativity and especially optimism. Kids’ big dreams deserve high expectations, she says, starting with grownups’ willingness to learn from children as much as to teach.

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Feature: Junior Achievement’s efforts to teach kids around the world about business

Tweet Feature: Junior Achievement’s efforts to teach kids around the world about business By Kate Foley, Fearless Ambition When people think of Junior Achievement, the first thing that comes to mind may be the JA they experienced when they were a kid. “Their perception that all we do is teach kids how to make lamps […]

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Google aims to make app creation easy

July 12, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Create a Following, Social Media

Tweet Google aims to make app creation easy By John D. Sutter From CNN.com (CNN) — It’s not uncommon these days for people to know how to build websites and create blogs. That’s largely because sites like WordPress, Blogger and Tumblr have simplified the process, so you don’t have to be a code wonk to […]

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Video: Business TV: Why youth culture matters to business

July 12, 2010 by  
Filed under Advice on Success, Blog, Business Planning, Entrepreneurs, Success

Tweet Business TV: Why youth culture matters to business Hear expert business advice from Anastasia Goodstein, Author and Founder, Ypulse, as she talks about the importance of youth culture to business and more business marketing tips for those eyeing Gen Y. Anastasia Goodstein: The first is that youth culture really defines the popular culture, so […]

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Teaching Kids to Take Charge by Infecting them with “I Can”

July 10, 2010 by  
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Tweet Kiran Bir Sethi at a Ted Talks conference shows how her groundbreaking Riverside School in India teaches kids life’s most valuable lesson: “I can.” Watch her students take local issues into their own hands, lead other young people, even educate their parents. The founder of the Riverside School in Ahmedabad, Kiran Sethi has launched […]

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Money-Smart Kids: No money for money education?

July 6, 2010 by  
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Tweet Money-Smart Kids No money for money education? By Tom Henske From Westport News Online Last week — while reading Karen Blumenthal‘s article in The Wall Street Journal, “Is There a Cure for Financial Literacy?” — I was reminded of one of the impediments to improving financial literacy in our country. Citing data from The Jumpstart Coalition, Karen […]

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Video: Susan Beacham provides advice on Teens and Money on the Dr. Phil Show

July 2, 2010 by  
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Tweet Katie is a teenaged girl who wants a lot, and who expects her parents to foot the bill. She asks for manicures, haircuts and clothes without any thought to the financial cost. Susan Beacham sits down with Katie to discuss her family’s monthly income, and shows her the amount available to spend after mortgage […]

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The Most Successful Teen Celebrity Entrepreneurs

July 1, 2010 by  
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Tweet The Most Successful Teen Celebrity Entrepreneurs The recipe for success is to do one thing really well, diversify and go viral. By Maureen Farrell From Forbes Magazine Online It’s hard enough to land a line in a TV commercial, let alone snag a starring role in a feature film. Or bag a record contract. […]

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11-year-old college graduate

June 24, 2010 by  
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Tweet From HuffingtonPost.com Meet Moshe Kai Cavalin, the 11-year-old who just finished setting the bar impossibly high for college students everywhere. Not only did this youngster just graduate from college at the age of 11, but he did so with honors, holding down a 4.0 GPA, and his favorite subject is astrophysics. He is also an accomplished […]

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