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The Money JAR Episode #17 – The Price of Peer Pressure

This week Todd and Evan join child / family psychotherapist Dr. Fran Walfish to discuss how peer pressure influences our kids both socially and financially. More importantly, Dr. Fran shares tips and methods for parenting through these issues to help kids grow as independent and responsible people.
Also, closing out the show is a new “Kids Two Cents’ segment.


Dr. Fran Walfish began her career when she was hired onto the professional staff of the Julia Ann Singer Preschool Psychiatric Center Cedars-Sinai Medical Center at the young age of eighteen.  She worked as a Psychotherapist, providing individual, group, and family therapy to emotionally disturbed children and their families.  She went on to receive her M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Ryokan College. Dr. Walfish is a frequent guest on top-tier TV programs, including NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, and often appears in major publications such as Parents Magazine, Family Circle and Woman’s Day.  She has a weekly Q & A column in the Beverly Hills Courier.  Her book, The Self-Aware Parent: Resolving Conflict and Building A Better Bond with Your Child is now available at Amazon and Barnes and Noble

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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.