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The Money JAR Episode #16: Time is Money: Tips for Kids and Parents

Ever find yourself or your kids to be short on time? Wish there was a few more hours in the day to get everything done without being so hectic? Well, this week on the show we’re exploring ways to maximize time management and help with family scheduling. Todd and Evan speak with Tara Kennedy-Kline, founder of Multi-Level Mom and author of Stop Raising Einstein. She shares tips on how families can best manage their collective schedules and leave time for the things that matter. Then, we speak with Mary Ellen Edwards, a retired school teacher and counselor with decades of experience helping kids manage their time and school work. She shares time resources for kids and also describes an important correlation between managing time and managing money.


Author, coach, advocate and playful parent, Tara Kennedy-Kline owns TK’s Toy Box, an educational toy distributorship that works with charitable and non-profit giving programs. She is also a proud supporter of Toys for Tots and Physicians for Peace. Her books are “Stop Raising Einstein, Discover the Unique Brilliance in Your Child and You,” and “Our Family Playbook, and she is co-author of “Mom Entrepreneur Extraordinaire.” She is also a Certified Dream Coach® and is an in-demand speaker and workshop presenter.

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Todd Yuzuriha and Mindy Lockard

Todd is passionate about personal finance and began investing at age 12. He retired as Vice President of Engineering 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 previously served on the boards of Evergreen Public Schools in Vancouver, Washington and the Fort Vancouver Regional Library District, and he plays the trumpet.

Mindy is an internationally recognized leadership and etiquette expert, and for more than a decade, she has facilitated interpersonal workshops for college athletes and alumni, government agencies, corporations and professional organizations, and youth of all ages. Mindy also established G3 (The Gracious Girls’ Guide), a leadership guide for tween + teen girls that aids in equipping both girls and moms with key social skills/habits to help girls live Brave, Confident and Authentic lives; and the Leadership Academy, a program for middle school boys and girls that focuses on cultivating lifelong social and leadership skills. Mindy has been featured as a regular on-air television expert for KATU Afternoon Live, FOX 12 MORE Good Day Oregon, KING 5 Seattle and Huffington Post LIVE. She has been featured in publications such as Forbes Woman, Oregon Business Magazine, Women’s Day and InStyle Magazine, Real Simple, Better Homes and Garden and People’s Style Watch. She is married with two teenage girls and lives in Portland, OR.