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#139: Effective Financial Literacy Tips for Parents

Financial literacy is important to teach to children as early as possible. The issue is how to make something as complex as finances in a clear, simple manner. On this episode, the Money JAR team talks with a parent and professional financial advisor about ways that he is teaching his kids about being financially literate through literal money jars. Eric Brotman is a financial advisor, President and Managing Principal with Brotman Financial Group. We also talk to Eric about steps that parents can take to make sure their children are safe and secure as they grow up.

You can find Eric and his company’s website here:  https://www.bfgfa.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BFGFinancialAdvisors

Twitter: https://twitter.com/brotmanplanning

Brotman Financial Group Youtube page: https://www.youtube.com/user/BrotmanFinancial/videos

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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.