For Parents

Dear Parents:
While our stated mission is to provide JA programs for your children in their classrooms or afterschool programs, we also want to be a resource and partner to you as you help your children navigate academic, economic, and career choices. Please feel free to contact us if you need more help in finding information on financial literacy, entrepreneurship, career exploration, or work readiness skills appropriate for ages kindergarten through high school.

JA Program Summaries for Kindergarten-12th graders: What do we teach your children?
JA Student Center: explore careers, find and pay for college, manage money, plan a business, learn about ethics

The Money JAR is a weekly radio show about Kids and Money, brought to you by Junior Achievement of Oregon and SW Washington. Along with a cadre of guest experts, show hosts Evan Wilson and Todd Yuzuriha pair their unique perspectives with a mild dose of humor as they attempt to demystify the common challenges all families face while trying to educate their children on the economics of life.

#59: How To Succeed in College

The hosts, Evan and Todd, discuss the various roads to success new students can take when entering college. Our hosts examine their own experiences and receive advice from Julie Lythcott-Haims, former Freshman Dean at Stanford University and the author of the book, "How To Raise An Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success".

For All Ages:
#16: Time is Money:  Tips for Kids and Parents 

For Teens, High School:
#26: So You Want a Car Do you?
#25: Insurance and Your Family

For Elementary School Age:
#24: The Basics of Banking
#22: Summer Jobs for Kids