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King of Kitsch: Meet the Company Behind Big Mouth Billy Bass and a Dozen Other Novelty Items From Your Childhood

Gemmy Industries' chief executive explains how the company continues to crank out the cheesy magic year after year.

How This Savvy 10-Year-Old Launched a Budding Cookie Business

Ten-year-old Cory Nieves, founder and CEO of Mr. Cory's Cookies, rakes in roughly $1,000 each week and has hopes of one day helming his own fashion line.

4 Everyday Entrepreneurial Lessons From My Daughter

Big lessons come in small packages, especially if that package is disguised as a 3-year-old girl in a purple dress.

How These Parents Went From Sleepless Nights to Pitching a Million-Dollar Business on 'Shark Tank'

The founders of Sleeping Baby invented the Zipadee-Zip out of necessity. But their 'Shark Tank' pitch was the result of more than two years of hard work.

Shark Tank's 'Mr. Wonderful' on Teaching Kids About Money: 'Put Their Noses In It, Like You're Training a Puppy'

Force them to save and kick them out after they graduate from college, especially if you're rich, he says.

Want Your Kid to Be Successful? Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran Says You Should Do This.

The millionaire mom of two says the first step is not to step in too much, especially when it comes to getting good grades. Also, let your kid fall so she can learn how to pick herself up.

Kids Under 13 Could Soon Get Their Own Gmail, YouTube Accounts (As If They Didn't Have Them Already…)

Kids already use Gmail and they're obsessed with YouTube. Now Google wants to make it legit, as in legal.

The Hidden Opportunity: Toys That Bridge the Gender Gap

As large corporations miss the clamoring for products that appeal to both girls and boys, forward-thinking entrepreneurs have the chance to fill the void.

From Stuffed Zucchini to Wicked Jack Chicken, Savory Recipes From Entrepreneurs

Not only do they run businesses and write. They can cook up a storm. Sample some delightful dishes from our columnists.

How a Bullied, Dyslexic 16-Year-Old Entrepreneur Fought Back and Found His Way

Ollie Forsyth didn't let haters kill his spirit. Instead, he drew strength from dyslexic billionaire Richard Branson's stratospheric success story and used their cruel jabs to fuel his entrepreneurial fire.

How to Manage Your Own Kids as Summer Employees

Hiring your own children can have a ton of advantages, provided you do it right.

FTC Sues Amazon Over Kids' Unauthorized In-App Purchases

The Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint today arguing that the ecommerce giant allowed children to rack up charges on their parents’ accounts without consent.

A Peek at the Startups in Disney's First-Ever Accelerator Program

Running the gamut from products for children to houses of high-tech, each winner will receive $120,000 in investment capital and mentoring from top Disney execs.

LG Unveils Wristbands That Let You Track Your Kids

The GPS and Wi-Fi equipped wristbands are intended for pre-school and primary-school aged children.

What a Teen's Summer Job Can Teach Us About Good Business Practices

Lessons come from everywhere -- even that kid selling ice cream from a boat.

How First Grade Classroom Etiquette is Impacting Time-Management Rituals at Google Ventures

After seeing how a classroom full of first graders reacted to a certain gadget, a design partner at Google Ventures decided to test it out at the SEO giant.

10-Year-Old Boy-Genius is One of the Youngest High School Graduates Ever

Sacramento, CA's Tanishq Abraham joined Mensa at age four and expects to graduate from college by 12 or 13.

How a Teenage Entrepreneur Built a Startup on Bitcoin Riches

What happened when 15-year-old Erik Finman invested a $1,000 gift from his grandma in Bitcoin. Hint: Big money. New business.

Oklahoma Company Creates Bulletproof Blanket to Protect Kids During School Shootings

The backpack-like bulletproof shield may represent one of the most tragically apropos inventions of our time.

6 Reasons to Delete Your Facebook Account Right Now

The sooner you get off the nonstop narcissism train, the better. Here's why.

Under Armour Just Proved Human Decency Is the Best PR

Get your tissues out. After a 4-year-old boy was attacked by a dog while wearing his favorite Under Armour T-shirt, the company reached out with a heartening gift.

McDonald's Introduces Its Creepiest Mascot Ever

The burger chain's new mascot: a Happy Meal with a terrifyingly toothy grin.

Mastering the Juggling Act: 4 Successful Moms in Tech

A Mother's Day hat tip to some incredibly inspiring women in tech busy breaking down the gender barrier and raising kids at the same time.

The Surprising Benefits of Hiring Your Kids

You may just end up saving money along with, you know, providing some good life experience.

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