|Teaching Entrepreneurship and Financial Responsibility||Vol. 88, Prg. 16–20|
March 9–13, 2009
The best way to learn is by doing! Mom Linda Raasch explains how this principle relates to finances and entrepreneurship—and how applying it can help give your child a sense of satisfaction, self-confidence, and responsibility. She suggests how to gauge the amount of responsibility your child is ready for while keeping her safe in today’s world.
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Linda Raasch, founder and president of Bizkidz.com, is best known as the CEO of her home. She and her husband, Ken, have two daughters and two sons, ages 11-19 years old. Her ability to juggle the demands of an array of school functions, sport teams, orthodontist appointments, play practices, music lessons, dance lessons, church activities, home repairs, car repairs, bone repairs, equitable allowance distributions, short order chef duties, personal shopper favors, fundraising obligations, chauffeur duties, and homework guidance has given her the experience needed to launch a website directed towards educating children.
Together with her husband, Ken, Linda created Bizkidz.com to help children learn the basic fundamentals of business. Bizkidz.com offers ambitious children the opportunity to create their own unique storefronts and to earn real money in the process.
Linda has also developed a successful Thomas Kinkade art gallery business that became the business model for hundreds of other galleries nationwide. Currently, she is a student in fashion pattern making and design and enjoys designing clothes, gardening, photography, and learning new things.
Guest Linda Raasch created Bizkidz.com to help children learn the fundamentals of business. Bizkidz.com offers ambitious children the opportunity to create their own unique storefronts and to earn real money in the process, using fun as a guise to help teach children essential lessons in business, marketing, and accounting. Click the link above to find out more.
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