Leverage a Biz Kid$ grant to improve youth financial futures

first_imgMost people have heard of Bill Nye the Science Guy, the quirky youth education program focused on teaching kids about science in a fun and engaging way – but have you heard of Biz Kid$?Produced by the same people as Bill Nye, Biz Kid$ brings the same fun and energy to teach kids about money, finances, and entrepreneurship. The initiative includes an award-winning TV series, free classroom curriculum, outreach activities, and a website (bizkids.com) targeting children 9 – 16 years old.  The number one goal of the Biz Kid$ financial literacy initiative is to teach kids from upper elementary through high school to understand and incorporate the skills they need to successfully manage their financial lives.The Foundation is a firm believer in teaching financial education to the next generation of consumers, and is the champion of the Biz Kid$ program. Biz Kid$ is unique as it is fully funded by America’s credit unions, with each episode beginning and ending with the message, “Brought to you by America’s credit unions, where people are worth more than money.” continue reading » 7SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

ADES secures second jack-up extension in two weeks

first_imgADES International, an oil & gas drilling and production services provider in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), has secured a contract renewal for the Admarine 261 jack-up rig in Saudi Arabia.Illustration. Source: ADESADES said in a statement on Monday that the Admarine 261 renewal was for one year, which would be effective upon the expiry of the current contract in February 2020, at the same daily rate.The MENA-focused drilling firm, which owns 13 jack-up drilling rigs, did not say what the day rate was but VesselsValue claims that the previous deal was for $67,000 per day.According to Bassoe Analytics, the rig has been working in Saudi Arabia under a contract with Saudi Aramco since June 2015.It is worth noting that this extension comes less than two weeks after ADES won an extension for the Admarine 262 jack-up rig.The extension for the Admarine 262 was for a five-year term on a higher day rate, estimated to be around $75,000.Spotted a typo? Have something more to add to the story? Maybe a nice photo? Contact our editorial team via email. Also, if you’re interested in showcasing your company, product or technology on Offshore Energy Today, please contact us via our advertising form where you can also see our media kit.last_img read more

Clippers end long road trip vs. woeful Bucks

first_imgCLIPPERS vs. MILWAUKEETipoff: 5 p.m., Monday, BMO Harris Bradley Center, MilwaukeeTV/Radio: Prime/980-AM, 1330-AMUpdate: The seven-game road trip comes to an end with the Clippers (31-15) aiming for their fifth win, and if they have enough gas left in the tank, this is a big opportunity against the Bucks (8-35), who have the league’s worst record and are only 4-16 at home. … The Clippers not only withstood a 51-point outburst from Toronto’s Terrence Ross on Saturday, they also rallied from a one-point deficit in the final six minutes to score a wild 126-118 victory. … J.J. Redick played only four minutes in the first half due to back spasms, but scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half. … Ross’ performance overshadowed the overall game from Jamal Crawford, who had 37 points and 11 assists, the second time this season he has scored at least 30 with at least 10 assists. … Blake Griffin scored 30 against the Raptors and has averaged 26.5 points on the trip. … The Clippers face Washington at home Wednesday, then are back on the road to take on Golden State on Thursday. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more