Awards and Recognition for Our Company and Its Products

2006 Winner
UPS "Out-of'-The Box" Contest

A panel of small business experts reviewed nearly 800 contest entries from across the country and chose to recognize Money Savvy Generation's passion to inoculate children against economic illiteracy.

2002 Parents' Choice Gold Award
2008 NAPPA Gold Award
2008 Creative Child Award

USA Today / Business Week Magazine
Best Products of 2002

"This product is original, educational, and morally commendable. And yes, it inspires creativity. It provides kids with the tools and the opportunity to see how dollars are spent."

"Be it in turbulent economic times or not, we believe this may be the educational toy of the year."

2006 Gold Award, 2007 Silver Award
Parenting Publications of America

PPA voted Susan's "Healthy Finances" column in Chicago Parent the best in its category - Family Matters.

"Beacham presents useful information in a straightforward way with a personal touch on important financial issues. This column speaks with the authority that finance issues require."

2004 Parents' Choice Silver Honor
2008 Creative Child Award

"If your teenagers follow in the footsteps of the national spending habits, this teaching tool will set them on a path to financial success."

"The Cash Cache has taught [our son] that there are things to do with money other than to spend it. That gives us goosebumps."

2007 Financial Literacy Curriculum of The Year
Institute for Financial Literacy

The Institute for Financial Literacy recognized Money Savvy Kids with its first ever Institutional Curriculum of the Year Award for Children in the category of money management.

2004 Parents' Choice Gold Award
2006 Best Toys & Gifts Award
Nick Jr. Family Magazine

"This bovine bank has four money chambers for saving, charity, spending, and investing. We think it's a wise purchase for kids who think adults can just go to the 'money store" for refills."

2004 and 2006 Emmy Award

Based on the Money Savvy Kids Basic Personal Finance Curriculum, these video segments introduce kids talking to kids about saving, spending, investing, and other interesting facts about managing your money.

The project was funded by Chase and produced by Chicago Public Television (WTTW).

2008 NAPPA Gold Award

"This great money saving bank really scored well with our testers, boys more than girls as you might imagine."

2011 Parents' Choice Gold Award
2011 Children's Technology Review - Editor's Choice Award

How do you make a painfully dry topic like smart money habits fun? Create a game show, with a talking blue piggy bank as a host, and then keep kids busy with matching, sorting and maze games.