SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Mom’s Choice Awards® has named BusyKid a Gold Recipient as one of the best family-friendly media, products and services. The MCA evaluation process uses a proprietary methodology in which entries are scored on a number of elements, including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal and cost.
"In an industry where credibility means everything, it’s meaningful that BusyKid as earned the Mom’s Choice Awards highest honor,” says BusyKid CEO Gregg Murset. “We continue to improve our apps so that children have the best chance to learn how to earn, save, share, spend and invest allowance wisely. It’s vital that future generations understand managing money, and we’re proud to provide an app that is user-friendly and affordable.”
To be considered for an award, each entrant submits five identical samples for testing. Entries are matched to evaluators in the MCA database. Evaluators are bound by a strict code of ethics not only to ensure objectivity, but also to ensure that the evaluation is free from manufacturer influence. The five evaluations are then submitted to the MCA Executive Committee for final review and approval.
"Our aim is to introduce families and educators to best-in-class products and services,” explains Dawn Matheson, Executive Director of the Mom’s Choice Awards. “Parents and educators know that products and services bearing our seal of approval are high-quality and also a great value.”
BusyKid is the first and only app where children get to make the critical decisions regarding saving, sharing, investing and spending weekly allowance. This important hands-on experience helps children build sound routines they’ll need to face serious financial decisions as adults. Only $14.95 annually for an entire family, BusyKid features pre-loaded chores based on children’s ages, automatic allowance allocation, investment opportunities in real stock and the BusyKid Spend Card – a prepaid Visa® card for kids of all ages. The BusyKid app is available in the Apple Store and Google Play.
About the Mom’s Choice Awards®
The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) evaluates products and services created for children, families and educators. The program is globally recognized for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. The organization is based in the United States and has reviewed thousands of entries from more than 55 countries.
Learn more about the Mom's Choice Awards by visiting their website: www.MomsChoiceAwards.com.