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

#152: Tactics for Teaching Financial Literacy in Schools

Dan LaSalle started a financial literacy program in Olney Charter School, a low-income Philadelphia school where all students receive free lunches and few receive allowances. Hear more about the ways he has motivated kids to learn about finance, such as getting them jobs to earn money of their own. Dan LaSalle is the assistant principal […]

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#151: How to Give Your Child Advice on Financial Basics

A survey from COUNTRY Financial found that, while parents are the most common source of financial advice for children, parents themselves are very uncomfortable with informing their children about financial choices. Guest Richard A. Lucas from COUNTRY Financial offers some suggestions of ways parents can feel more confident about advising their children, and what resources […]

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#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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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.