Beyond Babysitting: 8 Entrepreneurial Ways Your Kids Can Make Money

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Giving Music Lessons or Playing Events
If you have a child who is musical, perhaps a skilled pianist or budding violinist, he might offer his talents at weddings, birthday parties, ... more 
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Giving Music Lessons or Playing Events
If you have a child who is musical, perhaps a skilled pianist or budding violinist, he might offer his talents at weddings, birthday parties, anniversary celebrations, and the like. Help him get his business off the ground by developing business cards and fliers or perhaps a simple website that includes a video or audio sample of his work.
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Wed, Oct 10, 2012 4:06 PM EDT
Gregory Downing, author of Entrepreneur Unleashed, is a dad on a mission to encourage parents to teach their children how to build businesses and create wealth for themselves. Instead of taking classic kid gigs like babysitting and raking leaves, Downing believes kids should "learn how to think about working and building wealth in a profoundly different way." He suggests there are plenty of ways for kids to earn money that demonstrate the principles of entrepreneurship. Here are 8 entrepreneurial job ideas for kids: - By Carolyn Castiglia



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