Max and Ruby: Inspiring Youth Entrepreneurship

Youth entrepreneurship is something we love supporting (check out our friends at Lemonade Day Washtenaw County) but did you know there are kid shows that show your child’s favorite characters as entrepreneurs? One such show is Max and Ruby. Ruby’s Lemonade Stand In the episode, “Ruby’s Lemonade Stand“, Ruby with the help of her best […]

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Can Ms. Monopoly Highlight the Importance of Equal Pay?

Thanks to the efforts of those involved in the Civil Rights Movement and Women’s Movement of the 1960s-70s plenty of economic opportunities have opened up for women to explore and thrive. Which is why there is no other time period in history where we have more college educated women and women in corporate leadership roles! […]

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Poor Muffy (Arthur Episode)

Everyone grows up differently. Some people live in huge mansions-others live in apartments. Some people ride public transportation while others drive luxury cars. Regardless of how individuals live we should all treat each other with understanding and respect. No two people embody this mindset than Francine Frensky and her best friend Muffy Crosswire. In the […]

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Beware of Children’s Games with In-App Purchases

Remember back in the days when a cell phone was an emergency and/or luxury item only to be used to make calls? Or when video games came with everything you needed already preinstalled without having to purchase additional upgrades? Yeah, times have surely changed… Although the big three consoles (Nintendo, Playstation, and Xbox) are still […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Dollars & Cents University Encourages Entrepreneurship by Partnering with Lemonade Day Washtenaw County

Washtenaw County, MI (Jan. 1, 2019) – Lemonade Day is a free, fun, experiential learning program that teaches kids how to start, own and operate their very own business – a lemonade stand. Lemonade Day has spread to over 57 cities in 23 states and 3 countries. We are proud to announce that this year […]

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Odd Squad Episodes Discussing Money and Financial Concepts

“There you are. Something very odd has happened…” From highlighting important steps in problem-solving, teamwork, and math-Odd Squad is a perfect show for both audiences young and old. The show also does a great job of teaching important lessons about money and finances as well.  What is Odd Squad? For those of you who are […]

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Disney Magic Kingdoms: Build Your Own Magical Park while Learning About Finances

Let’s be honest, traditional methods of learning can be pretty boring. Luckily, from the wonderful world of Disney, comes an exciting game that let’s your child build their own magical theme park. Featuring a slew of beloved characters Disney Magic Kingdoms is an excellent way to teach your child valuable financial and entrepreneurial lessons. Financial […]

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Arthur Changes Gears. Do You Overvalue Your Material Possessions?

Imagine buying the newest cell phone but you are afraid to use it because you might crack the screen. Or maybe you got a new outfit but you’re scared of getting it dirty so you never wear it. Although both situations are…understandable-they really don’t make much sense do they? Arthur Changes Gears What’s the point […]

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