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** 2020 NATIONAL PARENTING PRODUCT AWARDS WINNER - BEST APPS FOR KIDS
** Kids have earned millions in allowance and invested hundreds of thousands after completing chores through BusyKid. Ideal for kids 4-16, BusyKid is a financial literacy system that helps children develop basic, yet important, money management routines they will need as adults.
“Since your kids probably won’t learn this in school, go to BusyKid.com and start teaching them now. This is a great idea! Check it out and get the kids on board.” Kevin O’Leary (Mr. Wonderful from Shark Tank)
BusyKid is extremely easy to set-up, won’t cost your family hundreds of dollars to use and teaches more than where not to spend money. It’s well documented that children learn best by doing, so the hands-on experience delivered by this chores app and their kids debit card will be something your child will lean on forever.
Parents Can:
- Set up/manage accounts and chore schedules for the day, week or month.
- Set chores and allowances based upon child ages.
- Receive real-time push notifications for payday and money transfer approvals.
- Send bonuses for outstanding achievements, work or just because.
- Follow all child activity on detailed activity stream, including any card spending
- Set allowance to be paid weekly or twice a month
- Set allowance to be paid without chores being completed
- Match a child weekly savings amount
- Help manage child investments
- Lock money movement between Save, Share & Spend areas
- Approve all money leaving the child account
- Receive one free Prepaid Visa Spend Card with paid family subscription (additional cards $7.99/yr)
- Select from 10 special designs in black or white
- Set Spend Card alerts to protect against low balances
- Set temporary hold on any missing Spend Card. Easily order new cards.
Children/Teens Can:
- Easily follow chore schedule and allowance balances
- Manage money in Save, Share and Spend areas
- Learn to invest by purchasing real stock in popular companies
- Donate some allowance to over 30 charities
- Build a strong savings area with matching funds from parent
- Select their own BusyKid Prepaid Visa Spend Card design
- Learn to manage invisible money by using a Spend Card to make purchases online or in stores
- Transfer funds to get real cash from a parent
- Follow all account and card activity through a personal activity stream
- Receive a bonus from a parent for doing great work or an outstanding performance
- Develop important money management routines through real decision-making
Much More Than An App:
While we think of BusyKid as your child’s first job with direct deposit, the truth is, this kids chore app may be the first and/or only experience your child has with managing money before getting a real job. We are huge supporters of improved financial literacy, but until classes are implemented in all schools, we are dedicated to having a chores app for kids that will provide important hands-on experience and valuable life lessons. Not only that, having a debit card for kids will take the spending freedom (and responsibility!) of your child to the next level!
For your safety, BusyKid:
- Has the most advanced SSL encryption, and is FDIC Insured.
- Individual PINs on accounts and Spend Cards
- Allows alerts to be set on Spend Cards for low balances
- Has all sensitive information stored by partners who are compliant with all Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards.
- Kids’ Spend Cards are backed by VISA
The BusyKid Visa Prepaid Card is issued by Stride Bank, N.A., Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa USA Inc. All cardholder’s funds are insured by the FDIC in accordance with the FDIC’s applicable terms and conditions.

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Primary: Finance

Secondary: Education

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Total Ratings

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Version History

Launched Nov 08, 2019 (about 1 year ago).

Releasing new versions every 23 days, on average.

Dec 31
2020
(Current)
Version 3.8.7

Bug fixes and feature improvements.

Dec 23
2020
Version 3.8.6

Bug fixes and feature improvements.

Oct 30
2020
Version 3.7.8

Bug fixes and feature improvements.

Oct 23
2020
Version 3.7.7

Bug fixes and feature improvements.

Oct 08
2020
Version 3.7.5

Bug Fixes and Feature Improvements

Sep 18
2020
Version 3.6.11

Bug fixes and feature improvements.

Sep 14
2020
Version 3.6.9

Bug fixes and feature improvements.

Jun 04
2020
Version 3.5.5

Bug fixes and feature improvements.

Apr 16
2020
Version 3.5.4

Streamlined sign in process, bug fixes and feature improvements.

Apr 03
2020
Version 3.4.4

Bug fixes and feature improvements.

Feb 29
2020
Version 3.4.1

Bug fixes and feature improvements.

Dec 26
2019
Version 3.3.4

• Bug fixes and feature enhancements
• Should help with reported sign out issues

Dec 19
2019
Version 3.2.16

• Bug fixes and feature enhancements

Dec 12
2019
Version 3.2.12

• Bug fixes and feature enhancements

Dec 09
2019
Version 3.2.10

• Bug fixes and feature enhancements

Dec 08
2019
Version 3.2.9

• Bug fixes and feature enhancements

Nov 26
2019
Version 3.2.8

• Bug fixes and feature enhancements

Nov 11
2019
Version 3.2

We've made several enhancements to the app, including:

• Improve sign in process
• Improve chore editing
• Improve display of amount charged
• Improve animation when completing chores
• Improve process for adding custom chores
• Enable custom chores to select stock images

Nov 08
2019
Version 3.1

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