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.
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.
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.
What's a smart way to find out if you'd really be happy and successful in acareer? What makes a cool career? Evan and Todd talk with Dr. Marty Nemko, award-winning career counselor and author of “Cool Careers for Dummies”. They also talk with Dominic Amae who has a cool career designing consumer electronics for Logitech. Dominic gives advice to kids who want to enter a STEM field such as engineering.
It’s summertime and families across the country are in vacation mode. Whether it’s a weekend roadtrip or a tour around the world, family vacations don’t have to break the bank. On today’s episode of The Money JAR, we hear from two travel experts, Karen Dawkins of Family Travel on a Budget and Alyson Long of World Travel Family.
Summer is in full swing, but the new school year will be here before you know it. If you or someone you know has high school students who may be thinking ahead to college, this episode of The Money JAR is for you.
Do you know the average cost of a wedding? Raising a baby during the first year of life? What about the average cost of school supplies? On today’s episode of the Money JAR, we test the financial knowledge of our hosts and explore the average costs of some of life’s most common expenses.
In our country, there is a popular sentiment that going to college immediately following high school is not only the appropriate next step, but a fundamental bridge to securing one’s dream career. That said, is post-secondary education really the single most important determining factor for economic prosperity?
Today’s episode of The Money JAR may have you headed to the nearest grocery store! This week, we interview Erika Welsh and Keeley Tillotson, founders of Wild Friends Foods, a company known for its delicious and unique nut butters. Welsh and Tillotson reminisce about their transformation from college students into contestants on ABC’s Shark Tank, recounting their ascent into successful entrepreneurship.
These days you can’t Google the words “financial literacy” without coming across the name Dave Ramsey. As a well-known financial columnist, Ramsey is perhaps best known for his compelling rags to riches story and rules for financial independence which he shares with millions of people across the country every day.
With summer extracurricular activities at the forefront of many families’ dinner conversations this season, and many listeners following up with us about valuable post-June endeavors for their middle school students, we bring you our second episode on the not-so-ordinary summer camp experience.
Dubbed America’s Cheapest Family by the national media, Steve and Annette Economides share their story with the Money JAR audience on how they raised five financially responsible kids.
Why are women under represented in the Technology fields? Is is something that parents can help encourage their daughters study in school? Does the responsibility lie more on the companies themselves? Money Jar explores both these questions today as we interview two guests; Janice Levenhagen-Seeley of ChickTech.org and Lydia Dishman, a contributing journalist for Forbes.com.
How do you inspire young kids to get excited about earning your own way and getting what you want by working hard? Our guest this week answers this question through the eyes of his acclaimed children book series.
Have you ever met someone with a really cool career and wondered, "How do I do that?" Today on The Money JAR, we attempt to answer those questions and more with two dynamic guests: Janet Hwu, Production Designer for Walt Disney Imagineering, and Dom Bianchi, Director for the Fox TV Animated Series Family Guy.
Have you ever wondered what it’s really like to be a Crime Scene Investigator or a Level 3 Neonatal Nurse? This week on The Money JAR we explore a new resource dedicated to helping students learn more about their ideal career.
On today's episode, we focus on integrating financial literacy education into the current school curriculum. Our guest, Gene Natali, is Senior Vice President of the Pittsburgh based investment company C.S. McKee and co-author of the award winning book The Missing Semester.
Join us for a special episode of The Money JAR this week as we talk to Junior Achievement alumna, Amy Bonilla. Host Todd Yuzihura goes in-depth with this amazing story of how she overcame personal struggles early on to pursue her own successful path.
On part two of our Entrepreneurs series, hosts Todd and Evan speak with Amber Goodenough, founder of fourfour media and The OnRamp.
This week on The Money Jar, Todd and Evan speak with Bizinate founder Rudy DeFelice to discuss how an influx of cash at the holidays or birthdays can be a great learning opportunity.
On this week’s episode of The Money JAR , part one of a two-part series on entrepreneurship, hosts Todd and Evan speak with Stanford University entrepreneur Anshul Samar, founder of the chemistry card game Elementeo.
This week on The Money JAR: Internships Pt. 2, hosts Todd and Evan talk more in-depth about the practical aspects of getting an internship and making the most of the experience.
On today's show Todd and Evan chat with Harriette Cole - life stylist, best-selling author, and contributor to NBC's Today Show. She discusses her first internship, what young people should expect during an internship interview and why she thinks internships are so important to starting one's career path.
Whether it's from the supermarket, the farmer's market or from a restaurant, facing the cost of food is a daily challenge for many. This week on The Money JAR, our hosts speak with popular food bloggers Mary Anne Rittenhouse and Beth Moncel as they focus on recipes, tips and tricks to helping young adults and families get a handle their household food budget.