The Money Jar - The Podcast about Kids, Families and Money

#150: The Value of a Pet

Kids often ask for a pet without realizing how much work it will be to take care of an animal. However, pets also bring companionship, love, trust, and joy to their families. Guest Dr. Pia Salk discusses how wonderful pet-ownership can be, and also addresses important factors to consider before agreeing to get a pet. […]

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#149: The Very Basics of Getting Started Investing (Pt. 2)

As you know, getting started investing at an early age can really help lead to financial success. Today we continue with Part 2 of our series on the very basics of how to get started. Guest: Andrew Hallam, author of Millionaire Teacher: The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School

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#148: Entrepreneurial Advice from the Tech World

If you have dreams of starting a company, how do you do it? Today we hear from someone that started their own social media company, and what advice you can learn from that.  Steve Garrity is the founder of Hearsay Social

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#147: The Very Basics of Getting Started Investing

A subject near and dear to our heart is teaching kids about money. We want kids to save and invest, so let’s dive into investing with some plain language and clear advice.  Roger Young is a senior financial planner and contributor to

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#146: Surviving and Thriving While Changing College Majors

News flash – changing college majors is common. While preparing for the world of work, almost 1/3rd of college students change majors. How can you navigate this change? Today we hear from someone who pulled it off in a big-time way. Mark J Inouye is one of a very select group of trumpeters equally at home […]

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Your hosts

Todd Yuzuriha and Evan Wilson

Evan is married with two young children and lives in Portland, OR. He's a Partner and the CFO of The Official Manufacturing Company, a strategy, branding and design agency. He's also on the board or a strategic advisor of a few young companies. Previously, he was a Partner at Pacific Crest, a top technology boutique investment bank, which was acquired by Key Bank in 2014. He led the firm’s coverage of the Internet, social media and games, was frequently named to Institutional Investor‘s All-American Research Team and was regularly featured on CNBC and in The New York Times & The Wall Street Journal. Evan graduated from Linfield College, where he played basketball, studied finance and computer science and was an Academic All-American.

Todd is passionate about personal finance and began investing at age 12. He retired as Vice President of Engi-neering for Logitech, where he led product development of the company's audio and video game products. Previously he was Senior Vice President of Engineering for Labtec, Senior Director at Sharp Microelectronics, and Engineering Manager at Tektronix. Todd has a bachelor's degree in engineering from Stanford, a master's degree in engineering from the University of California at Berkeley, and an M.B.A. from the University of Portland. Todd is married and has 3 children. He serves on the boards of Evergreen Public Schools in Vancouver, Washington and the Fort Vancouver Regional Library District and plays trumpet.