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#107: Piggy Banks or Money Apps?

More and more we are living in a cashless society. In this episode, hosts Todd and Evan discuss trends in teaching money management to kids. Guest Gregg Murset is the CEO of BusyKid, a money app that helps parents teach their kids how to manage their allowance. His company is providing a platform for parents […]

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#106: Live from JA: Teens on Gratitude and Purpose

A second in a series of teen-led recordings on performance characteristics, this episode is on the topics of gratitude and purpose, two traits that are shown in research to be associated with success. Staged in two parts, each group of teens digs into why it’s important to practice gratitude and what finding a purpose means […]

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#105: Live from JA: Teens on Curiosity and Grit

Teens lead discussion on two key performance characteristics – grit and curiosity – that are shown in research to be associated with success. Recorded as a part of Junior Achievement’s new summer program JA NLX, students are featured as guests and show hosts. Staged in two parts, each group of teens digs into what the […]

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#104: Harness Your Creativity

Todd and Evan interview Tina Seelig, a professor at Stanford University and published author in the areas of neuroplasticity, creativity and innovation. An expert on entrepreneurship, Tina has helped others use their curiosity and creativity to make their own luck. She shares her personal stories about being raised by a scientist, raising her own children […]

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#103: Transforming Education with Technology

Jaime Casap is an industry leader transforming education with the use of the web, technology, and Google tools. He shares his personal experiences growing up in a family living in poverty and as a parent, as well as his perspective on the importance of education and purpose. Jaime offers advice on preparing students for the […]

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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.