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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: September, 2020
Sep 28, 2020

This rerun episode of the Money JAR features Cody Coleman, who found his passion and worked hard. Psychologist and author Angela Duckworth describes Cody as a “paragon of grit.” He overcame significant barriers through mentorship, courage and grit. Cody has used the power of passion and perseverance to discover success – he now holds two degrees from MIT and is a PhD Candidate at Stanford University. Todd and Evan hear his story of achievement through resilience through perseverance.

Sep 14, 2020

In this rerun episode of the Money JAR, gratitude takes center stage. We interview psychology professor Thomas Gilovich, who discusses the headwinds/tailwinds asymmetry and his research. He talks with Todd and Evan about how gratitude is so important and what that means for young people.

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