Biz Kids launches new episodes

Staff Writer
Columbus Parent

The series shows how to use credit wisely and illustrates the importance of saving, budgeting, investing and giving back to the community.

To coincide with national Financial Literacy Month, the first new episode, "Are You Financially Literate?" covers the basics of budgeting, saving and money management.

Every episode features young entrepreneurs and social philanthropists such as the creator of "Pencil Bugs" and the owners of "City Chicks Organic Eggs."

Created by the producers of Bill Nye the Science Guy, the Emmy Award-winning

Biz Kids features comedy sketches and movie spoofs that appeal to kids and adults alike.

Airing on most public television stations across the country, the 45 30-minute episodes of Biz Kids are produced in high-definition. Each episode includes teacher-created, free curriculum that can be used in the classroom or at home.

To see a short (3.5 minute) overview of the series on YouTube, click here.

For more information, or to download the curriculum, visit