The Money JAR http://juniorachievementradio.com A Junior Achievement Podcast about kids, family, and money. Tue, 17 Jul 2018 22:28:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 http://juniorachievementradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/cropped-TMJ_1400-32x32.png The Money JAR http://juniorachievementradio.com 32 32 A Junior Achievement Podcast about kids, family, and money. The Money JAR A Junior Achievement Podcast about kids, family, and money. The Money JAR http://juniorachievementradio.com/wp-content/plugins/powerpress/rss_default.jpg http://juniorachievementradio.com #124: Career Connections – Internships http://juniorachievementradio.com/124-career-connections-internships/ Fri, 13 Jul 2018 19:43:54 +0000 http://juniorachievementradio.com/?p=11995 http://juniorachievementradio.com/124-career-connections-internships/#respond http://juniorachievementradio.com/124-career-connections-internships/feed/ 0 <p>In this episode we talk with a business leader who is providing internship experiences and from a teen who has benefited from it. Graduating high school senior Greta tells how her internship at an architecture firm has inspired her and influenced her career aspirations. Casey Wyckoff, owner of LSW Architects and Chairman of the Board […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com/124-career-connections-internships/">#124: Career Connections – Internships</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com">The Money JAR - Junior Achievement Radio</a>.</p> In this episode we talk with a business leader who is providing internship experiences and from a teen who has benefited from it. Graduating high school senior Greta tells how her internship at an architecture firm has inspired her and influenced her c...
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#123: #GYFLT http://juniorachievementradio.com/123-gyflt/ Fri, 15 Jun 2018 18:38:05 +0000 http://juniorachievementradio.com/?p=11990 http://juniorachievementradio.com/123-gyflt/#respond http://juniorachievementradio.com/123-gyflt/feed/ 0 <p>In this episode, millennial personal finance expert and author Erin Lowry shares her practical personal finance tips. Hear her story about surviving on $23,000 a year in New York City, avoiding debt and setting up for financial success. Erin shares clever tips and sage advice on how to get your financial life together. Learn more […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com/123-gyflt/">#123: #GYFLT</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com">The Money JAR - Junior Achievement Radio</a>.</p> In this episode, millennial personal finance expert and author Erin Lowry shares her practical personal finance tips. Hear her story about surviving on $23,000 a year in New York City, avoiding debt and setting up for financial success. Learn more about Erin at https://brokemillennial.com/.
Erin Lowry is a millennial personal finance expert, speaker, and author of the book, “BROKE MILLENNIAL: Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together.” Based on the successful blog, the book is a step-by-step guide to go to financial success. Lowry uses wry humor and hilarious true stories to keep readers entertained. She’s been featured by CNBC, CBS Sunday Morning, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and others. Lowry spent most of her childhood living in Asia, but now settled in Queens, New York where she shares an apartment with her spunky rescue dog Mosby.

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#122: Cool Careers – Lawyer http://juniorachievementradio.com/122-cool-careers-lawyer/ Fri, 01 Jun 2018 07:30:15 +0000 http://juniorachievementradio.com/?p=11986 http://juniorachievementradio.com/122-cool-careers-lawyer/#respond http://juniorachievementradio.com/122-cool-careers-lawyer/feed/ 0 <p>In this episode we explore the field of law and learn how it can be a cool career. What training is needed? What are the types of work you can do? Collaborative and Family Lawyer Nancy Retsinas shares the good and the bad and her advice for aspiring lawyers. Nancy Retsinas is a lawyer from […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com/122-cool-careers-lawyer/">#122: Cool Careers – Lawyer</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com">The Money JAR - Junior Achievement Radio</a>.</p> In this episode we explore the field of law and learn how it can be a cool career. What training is needed? What are the types of work you can do? Collaborative and Family Lawyer Nancy Retsinas shares the good and the bad and her advice for aspiring la... Nancy Retsinas is a lawyer from Vancouver, Washington, where she has been practicing since 1991. She earned her law degree at the University of Oregon School of Law and is a graduate of University of Portland. Nancy was the winner of the 2018 Iris Award which honors the lasting and far-reaching contributions of women in Southwest Washington and beyond. Read more about Nancy and her work athttps://nancyretsinas.com/bio/a-note-from-nancy

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#121: Permission to Screw Up http://juniorachievementradio.com/121-permission-to-screw-up/ Fri, 18 May 2018 18:37:01 +0000 http://juniorachievementradio.com/?p=11981 http://juniorachievementradio.com/121-permission-to-screw-up/#respond http://juniorachievementradio.com/121-permission-to-screw-up/feed/ 0 <p>This episode’s guest tells comical stories about her big mistakes in starting a business. From planning for retirement by age 10 to starting a cleaning company in college, Kristen Hadeed highlights the imperfections on her journey as a young entrepreneur. She shares why she encourages failure as a way to learn and how she learned […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com/121-permission-to-screw-up/">#121: Permission to Screw Up</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com">The Money JAR - Junior Achievement Radio</a>.</p> This episode’s guest tells comical stories about her big mistakes in starting a business. From planning for retirement by age 10 to starting a cleaning company in college, Kristen Hadeed highlights the imperfections on her journey as a young entreprene... This episode’s guest tells comical stories about her big mistakes in starting a business. From planning for retirement by age 10 to starting a cleaning company in college, Kristen Hadeed highlights the imperfections on her journey as a young entrepreneur. She shares why she encourages failure as a way to learn and how she learned to lead.
Kristen Hadeed is the founder of Student Maid and author of “Permission to Screw Up: How I Learned to Lead by Doing (Almost) Everything Wrong”. Today, Kristen helps organizations make a lasting, meaningful impact on people by creating environments in which they thrive. Kristen and Student Maid have been featured in news outlets including PBS, FOX Inc., NBC, TIME and Forbes. See her TED Talk at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDvoGev5_tk.

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#120: How does Culture Impact Personal Finance? http://juniorachievementradio.com/120-how-does-culture-impact-personal-finance/ Fri, 04 May 2018 20:40:41 +0000 http://juniorachievementradio.com/?p=11973 http://juniorachievementradio.com/120-how-does-culture-impact-personal-finance/#respond http://juniorachievementradio.com/120-how-does-culture-impact-personal-finance/feed/ 0 <p>What skills are teens lacking in their personal finance? In this interview with Professor Brenda Eichelberger of Portland State University, we look at how young people can break down barriers to build financial literacy and reach their goals. We discuss how culture influences beliefs about money and what that could mean for you. Brenda Eichelberger […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com/120-how-does-culture-impact-personal-finance/">#120: How does Culture Impact Personal Finance?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com">The Money JAR - Junior Achievement Radio</a>.</p> What skills are teens lacking in their personal finance? In this interview with Professor Brenda Eichelberger of Portland State University, we look at how young people can break down barriers to build financial literacy and reach their goals. What skills are teens lacking in their personal finance? In this interview with Professor Brenda Eichelberger of Portland State University, we look at how young people can break down barriers to build financial literacy and reach their goals. We discuss how culture influences beliefs about money and what that could mean for you.
Brenda Eichelberger is a business instructor at Portland State University. She has been with PSU since early 1997 and has taught a variety of classes in the Management area. Brenda has managed a small private business college and she specializes in assisting small businesses with business planning techniques and is active in her local community. See more at https://www.pdx.edu/sba/brenda-eichelberger.

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#119: Social Entrepreneurship Through Art http://juniorachievementradio.com/11967-2/ Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:37:17 +0000 http://juniorachievementradio.com/?p=11967 http://juniorachievementradio.com/11967-2/#respond http://juniorachievementradio.com/11967-2/feed/ 0 <p>Musician and activist Simon Tam, founder of the world’s first and only all-Asian American rock band, shares his story in this episode. Hear why he started “The Slants” and how he built his career while working to change the world. Simon also shares his childhood experiences and career and business advice. Learn more about the […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com/11967-2/">#119: Social Entrepreneurship Through Art</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com">The Money JAR - Junior Achievement Radio</a>.</p> Musician and activist Simon Tam, founder of the world’s first and only all-Asian American rock band, shares his story in this episode. Hear why he started “The Slants” and how he built his career while working to change the world. Learn more about the Slants at http://www.theslants.com/ and learn more about Simon at https://simontam.org/.

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#118: Lessons Learned from a Teenage Entrepreneur http://juniorachievementradio.com/118-lessons-learned-from-a-teenage-entrepreneur/ Fri, 06 Apr 2018 19:03:14 +0000 http://juniorachievementradio.com/?p=11963 http://juniorachievementradio.com/118-lessons-learned-from-a-teenage-entrepreneur/#respond http://juniorachievementradio.com/118-lessons-learned-from-a-teenage-entrepreneur/feed/ 0 <p>Teen entrepreneur and Junior Achievement alumni Kurien Thomas discusses the highs and lows of starting and running a business. He highlights his work on “Pick-Me-Up” through the JA Company Program, which helped him gain entrepreneurial skills and business savvy. Kurien shares his personal purpose and tips for others who want to start their own company.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com/118-lessons-learned-from-a-teenage-entrepreneur/">#118: Lessons Learned from a Teenage Entrepreneur</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com">The Money JAR - Junior Achievement Radio</a>.</p> Teen entrepreneur and Junior Achievement alumni Kurien Thomas discusses the highs and lows of starting and running a business. He highlights his work on “Pick-Me-Up” through the JA Company Program, which helped him gain entrepreneurial skills and busin...
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#117: Workplace Skills I Wish I Learned in School http://juniorachievementradio.com/117-workplace-skills-i-wish-i-learned-in-school/ Fri, 23 Mar 2018 07:45:27 +0000 http://juniorachievementradio.com/?p=11959 http://juniorachievementradio.com/117-workplace-skills-i-wish-i-learned-in-school/#respond http://juniorachievementradio.com/117-workplace-skills-i-wish-i-learned-in-school/feed/ 0 <p>What workplace skills do you think should be taught in school? What are the pros and cons of traits like assertiveness and humility in the workplace? In this episode, we focus on our central theme of work readiness and hear from a variety of people about what they wish they had learned in school.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com/117-workplace-skills-i-wish-i-learned-in-school/">#117: Workplace Skills I Wish I Learned in School</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com">The Money JAR - Junior Achievement Radio</a>.</p> What workplace skills do you think should be taught in school? What are the pros and cons of traits like assertiveness and humility in the workplace? In this episode, we focus on our central theme of work readiness and hear from a variety of people abo...
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#116: Why Storytelling Skills Matter http://juniorachievementradio.com/116-storytelling-skills-matter/ Fri, 02 Mar 2018 21:20:07 +0000 http://juniorachievementradio.com/?p=11951 http://juniorachievementradio.com/116-storytelling-skills-matter/#respond http://juniorachievementradio.com/116-storytelling-skills-matter/feed/ 0 <p>From “Once Upon a Time” storybooks to a chat at the water cooler, storytelling is an effective way to get your point across at any age and in many situations. Communication skills are essential for success in the world of work. In this episode, Alton Takiyama-Chung discusses the importance of storytelling and shares how you […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com/116-storytelling-skills-matter/">#116: Why Storytelling Skills Matter</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com">The Money JAR - Junior Achievement Radio</a>.</p> From “Once Upon a Time” storybooks to a chat at the water cooler, storytelling is an effective way to get your point across at any age and in many situations. Communication skills are essential for success in the world of work. In this episode, From “Once Upon a Time” storybooks to a chat at the water cooler, storytelling is an effective way to get your point across at any age and in many situations. Communication skills are essential for success in the world of work. In this episode, Alton Takiyama-Chung discusses the importance of storytelling and shares how you can get better at it.
Alton Takiyama-Chung is a professional storyteller, who performs at storytelling festivals internationally, sharing stories and legends from Hawaii and spreading aloha. In 2005, Alton was awarded the first J.J. Reneaux Emerging Artist Award by the National Storytelling Network.  His DVD and CD have both won Storytelling World Honors. Alton has also performed in schools, libraries, museums, and universities across the country, and has created multicultural programs sharing Asian folk tales from many countries as well as legends from Hawaii. Learn more about Alton at http://www.altonchung.com/.

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#115: Filling a Need – Feeling Colors http://juniorachievementradio.com/115-filling-need-feeling-colors/ Fri, 16 Feb 2018 21:09:54 +0000 http://juniorachievementradio.com/?p=11945 http://juniorachievementradio.com/115-filling-need-feeling-colors/#respond http://juniorachievementradio.com/115-filling-need-feeling-colors/feed/ 0 <p>Teen entrepreneur Jakayla Dixon helped visually impaired people in her community through her project with the Junior Achievement Company Program. Jakayla shares how she recognized and filled a need in her community and overcame obstacles to become an award-winning entrepreneur.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com/115-filling-need-feeling-colors/">#115: Filling a Need – Feeling Colors</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://juniorachievementradio.com">The Money JAR - Junior Achievement Radio</a>.</p> Teen entrepreneur Jakayla Dixon helped visually impaired people in her community through her project with the Junior Achievement Company Program. Jakayla shares how she recognized and filled a need in her community and overcame obstacles to become an a...
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