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The Money Jar

Welcome to The Money JAR, a weekly show about Kids and Money, brought to you by Junior Achievement. Along with a cadre of guest experts, show hosts Evan Wilson and Todd Yuzuriha pair their unique perspectives with a mild dose of humor as they attempt to demystify the common challenges all families face while trying to educate their children on the economics of life. From the pros and cons of weekly allowances to strategies for saving $25,000 by the age of 25, our show is designed to be a practical catalyst for meaningful dialog, helping families to begin ongoing conversations around the ever-illusive subjects of financial literacy, entrepreneurship and being ready for the workforce ahead.
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Now displaying: March, 2015
Mar 27, 2015

Is it even possible to pay for college without debt?  Todd and Evan find out the answer to this question and learn about the perils of student debt.  They talk with Celest Horton who shares her personal experiences raising four children and hosting a podcast and website on how to pay for college. And they talk with Sarah Arslanian who has a website devoted to helping students pay for college.

 

Mar 12, 2015

Do you have a passion for video games?  Evan and Todd explore how playing video games can be beneficial for kids by talking with researcher Dr. Cheryl Olson.  Then, they explore how a love for video games can turn into a career by hearing the personal experiences of game developer Mark Erman.

Mar 3, 2015

A study shows 87% of students in poverty do not have any career aspirations and do not realize you can study and work towards a career. Todd and Evan talk with poverty expert Dr. Donna Beegle. The conversation goes beyond stereotypes to gain a better understanding how to combat poverty—for yourself and others. Dr. Beegle gives advice to students how to prepare for the world of work.

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