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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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Jun 3, 2019
What are the best ways to teach kids about money? In this episode we look at the research. Guest Ashley LeBaron is a current PhD student who studies family finance and the socialization of money within families. We discuss what studies shows about how to build kid’s money habits, with important topics like budgeting, allowances, chores, and savings. Ashley shares advice for improving children’s financial education.
May 13, 2019
Etiquette is not just a hard word to spell, it is also key to succeeding in the workplace. It may seem dated, but recent studies and surveys have said that employees that show appropriate etiquette in the workplace advance at a much quicker rate. In this episode, the Money JAR teal talks with Mindy Lockard, a leadership and etiquette expert, about the importance of etiquette in the office, nonverbal ques you may be giving off, and the “six savvy s’s.”
Apr 15, 2019
Financial literacy is important to teach to children as early as possible. The issue is how to make something as complex as finances in a clear, simple manner. On this episode, the Money JAR team talks with a parent and professional financial advisor about ways that he is teaching his kids about being financially literate through literal money jars. Eric Brotman is a financial advisor, President and Managing Principal with Brotman Financial Group. We also talk to Eric about steps that parents can take to make sure their children are safe and secure as they grow up.
Apr 1, 2019

Many kids start businesses. Most of them are lemonade stands or lawn care, something that keeps them occupied for a day or during the summer. Some, on the other hand, start something big and can help shape and define their lives. As parents, it may take some support to help your child succeed the world of business. On this episode, the Money JAR team talks with Gabby Goodwin, the CEO of GaBBY Bows, and her mother, Rozalynn, about how Gabby started her business and how parents can support the entrepreneurial spirit in their kids.

You can find GaBBY Bows on twitter @GaBBYBows, Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/therealgabbybows/, and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/gabbybows/.

You can learn more about the products that Gabby sells at https://gabbybows.com/.

Mar 11, 2019

Allowances are complicated for parents. What is the appropriate amount to give your child? Should allowance be tied to anything, like chores or grades? We tackle allowances with special guest Will Carmichael, CEO of RoosterMoney. The group talks about when and how much parents are actually giving their children, activities that net the most allowance money for kids, and how kids typically spend their allowance. This episode provides great tips and tools for parents to manage their kids’ allowances.

Learn about RoosterMoney here: https://www.roostermoney.com/us/

RoosterMoney is on Twitter @rooster_money and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/roostermoney/

Check out the Kids Allowance Report here: https://www.roostermoney.com/us/kids-allowance-report-us/

Oct 20, 2017

More and more we are living in a cashless society. In this episode, hosts Todd and Evan discuss trends in teaching money management to kids. They interview Gregg Murset, CEO of BusyKid, a money app that helps parents teach their kids how to manage their allowance. His company provides a platform for parents to electronically deposit an allowance based on completing chores. Gregg discusses how kids can learn about invisible money, and learn the value of money and work ethic from their parents. Gregg is the father of six and a Certified Financial Planner. He was honored with the National Financial Educators Council’s Financial Education Instructor of the Year award in 2014.

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