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.
Establishing credit can be a daunting experience…especially teens and their parents. Entrepreneur Devin Thorpe joins us to discuss making it easier.
Tune in to this week's episode as our hosts interview Bob Schwartz, Harvard Graduate School of Education faculty member and co-author of the Pathways to Prosperity report, as they discuss the importance of technical skills in future career attainment.
Do you have a child who spends their money before they even get it? Tune into this week's episode, as Evan and Todd chat with Ismat Mangla, staff writer for Money Magazine, as she shares her best picks for educational money apps for kids.
Knowing how to be financially responsible is arguably one of the most important skills an adult can have. Often, the financial decisions that a young person makes early on will determine their quality of life for decades to come. So what can be done to hone economic savvy at an early age? Tune in as our hosts explore Junior Achievement's new state-of-the-art mobile financial literacy program for teens, JA Finance Park!
Encourage your kids to listen in as we interview a successful Sock Mogul, a City Mayor, a Financial Adviser, and a Neurologist as they describe the pros and cons of their jobs, as well as what skills younger people should focus on to get where they're at.
Being adept at networking is arguably one of the single most important success factors in attaining the job you want. As such, what and when should we be teaching our children about this very common practice?
With the goal of this podcast being to educate kids and parents about finance and careers in the hopes of becoming successful, we decided to focus this week's episode on what success really is.
Beyond conveying the seriousness of this new-found personal responsibility to your children, how does your family plan to handle the financial impact of having a new young driver in your home? Tune in as our hosts interview guest Steve Isaak as he shares his best practices around preparing kids for the economic implications of car ownership.