Press release

BusyKid Honors Its Top 100 Financial Whiz Kids for 2020

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For many, 2020 has been frustrating and circumstances brought on by COVID-19 have forced many adults to review personal finances, investment strategies, spending and saving habits. Still, despite the gloomy financial status of many adults, BusyKid, a family app teaching kids how to manage allowance, has found children who are the “Best of the Best” at using the app the past year and is honoring them as financial “Whiz Kids”.

BusyKid reviewed over 200,000 children’s accounts to find the Top 100 kids using the app to build solid account balances, make investments, donate to charities, show the ability to manage funds in different accounts, and for many, a BusyKid Spend Card.

“First of all, it would’ve been easy to name twice as many winners, but we felt that limiting it to the Top 100 made this initial group of ‘Whiz Kids’ extra special,” said BusyKid CEO Gregg Murset. “Parents tell us regularly how not learning more about finance earlier in life has affected them. They also vow their children will be different. Maybe the success of these kids demonstrates that a shift is taking place and the next generation will be better prepared. Kids learn best by doing, and these ‘Whiz Kids’ have proven that practice makes perfect.”

By being honored as one of BusyKid’s Best of the Best, each child will have a special badge added to their app dashboard and earn a $100 bonus added to their account.

“We congratulate all our ‘Whiz Kids’, as well as their parents, for achieving a high level of financial success through our app the past year,” added Murset. “With time, I can only imagine where these kids could be if they keep building upon this strong financial base and carry these lessons on through adulthood.”

Here are 70 of BusyKid’s Best of the Best for 2020. 30 other children also made the list, but the parents opted not to share their name publicly. States with an asterisk have unnamed children.


Derrek King

Jocelyn King

Monique Diabiase

Angelina Diabiase


Elan Pils

Violet Brown

Kylie Brown

Lucas Ziegler

Joseph Ziegler

Ian Becerra

Trent Stablein

Nash Stablein


Shae Mcwilliams

Rory Doss

Rafael Gaspar

Daniel Aguilar

Gabe Aguilar

Trystan Chavers

Skyler Ritacco

Brody VanLysal

Myles ValLysal

Rowan Moore

Emersyn Moore

Annie Rinsema

Joy Rinsema

Wrigley Rinsema


Christian Amos

Carrington Amos


Cassidy Kodie

Mackenzie Kodie


Ryker Hamilton


Claire Tyler

Lincoln Tyler

Elise Tyler


Mason MacDonald

Ashten MacDonald

New Jersey*

Amelia Flynn

Colin Flynn

New York*

Simi Aviza

Zoe Aviza

North Carolina*

Caswell Choi

Jane Choi


Riley Hayes

Hailey Hayes

Adley Kams

Parker Kams

Finley Hayes


Morgan Schlesinger

Jackson Schlesinger

Nolan Glaeser


Miles Woolsey

Django Woolsey

South Carolina

Xander Rose

Olivia Rose


Chris Hunter

Matt Hunter


Amanda Gibson


Ava Williams

Eliana Williams


Emma Blanchard

Noah Blanchard


Marcel Jones

Elijah Jones


Abe Dubin

Justin P.

Lucy Campbell

Terry Campbell III

Eva Villavicencio

Washington, DC

Zoe Robinson

Mia Robinson

Carli Robinson