This is a podcast about money for kids and their families from Marketplace, in collaboration with “Brains On!” Co-hosts Jed Kim and Bridget Bodnar answer the awkward, uncomfortable and sometimes surprising questions that kids have about money. Described as “a godsend for anyone who knows a little kid with big questions about money” by The New York Times, each episode tackles one big money idea, from how to negotiate to who invented money.
“Million Bazillion®” is made possible in part by The Ranzetta Family Charitable Fund and Next Gen Personal Finance, supporting Marketplace’s work to make younger audiences smarter about the economy. This podcast is presented by Greenlight, the debit card and investing app for kids and teens.
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Introducing: PBS Kids’ “Jamming on the Job”
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Introducing Million Bazillion!
Marketplace’s first-ever kids podcast is out next week! In collaboration with “Brains On!,” “Million Bazillion” helps dollars make more sense. We’re tackling the big questions, like: Who invented money? How do you get your parents to agree to buy something you want? How do advertisers make you want what they’re selling — and how do you take your brain back? And why do things like pizza cost what they do? Host Jed Kim will help answer all these questions, with help from super-smart experts, kids and some famous friends. The first episode drops July 21! Here’s a trailer.