Shelby Grebenc: Kids Take Action

March 27, 2013 at 7:45 pm Leave a comment

Shelby Grebenc

Photo Credit: Denver Post

When her family’s finances were facing a crisis, 10-year-old Shelby Grebenc turned a bad situation into a business. Now she’s teaching other kids how to juggle money management with middle school.

With all the angst about how kids’ post-school hours are so overscheduled—jamming everything from lacrosse to foreign languages into their day—it’s difficult to imagine a kid keeping up with homework, let alone a job. But, for Shelby Grebenc, a middle-school entrepreneur from Broomfield, Colorado, starting a business was a means of keeping her family afloat. And unlike other kids her age, when Grebenc says she’s hanging with her girls, she means she’s checking on her chickens.  Yes, that’s chickens.  Read More…

Check out the rest of this heart warming and inspirational story that I wrote for Ballooning Nest Eggs.  Interviewing Shelby was a real treat – thanks Shelby!

Let’s hear about how your kids are starting their own businesses and helping others out.

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