Cart 0

News

Mighty Girl Picked Moonjar!

allowance great gift for kids mighty girl teach kids about money

Mighty Girl Picked Moonjar!

We are love to hear from people who use Moonjars adn find them helpful! This week one of our favorite shout outs came from "A Mighty Girl".  We need to step up our kids' confidence levels around money choices. Both boys and girls need to be offered language and tools to help them practice with money choices!   A Mighty Girl 20 hrs A Mighty Girl Pick of the Day: Moonjar Moneybox. A recent Girl Scouts' study found that only 12% of girls between 8 and 17 feel very confident making financial decisions -- a strong indicator of the need...

Read more →


Moonjaring makes it to the Wall Street Journal

Moonjar Save spendandshare Wall Street Journal WSJ

Moonjaring makes it to the Wall Street Journal

We are so happy to be the vehicle for Louisa's Saving, Spending and Sharing. We look forward to sharing more stories about kids and families who are "Moonjaring" their money.  This article was in the Wall Street Journal this past week:http://www.wsj.com/articles/an-allowance-for-summer-secret-santa-1475001530 An Allowance for Summer Secret SantaLouisa Thompson-Longshore wanted to be the best gift-giver at her camp this yearLouisa Thompson-Longshore's allowance of $10 a week helped her put together a gift recently for her camp friend at Newfound Camp in Harrison, Maine. ENLARGELouisa Thompson-Longshore's allowance of $10 a week helped her put together a gift recently for her camp friend...

Read more →


Make Lemonade with those Lemons and then SHARE the profits!

Make Lemonade with those Lemons and then SHARE the profits!

  Here’s to lemonade stands and water experiments everywhere - let the summer fun flourish!   At Moonjar we hope you area having a happy summer. We want to offer a couple of ways to put your Share money to good use whether your Lemonade Stand is a booming business or primarily a parent supported adventure.   When kids in your life think about where to Share, look for a charity or social cause that directly touches the child’s life and interests.  Maybe it is a well known charity.   For example, if an uncle has been struggling with heart disease, that child...

Read more →


What Credit Unions are doing with Moonjars

We are so happy to work with Credit Unions as they are so wonderfully responsive to the needs of each community!  We want to share a video NuMark Credit Union sent us about how they have been successful with Moonjar Moneyboxes in their area schools!

Read more →


Financial Capability Summit 2016

The Moonjar Team recently spent the day with leaders in client services for the undeserved population in our region.  The event was organized by The “Prosperity Agenda” www.theprosperityagenda.org .  The state of Washington is growing at an incredible rate and the economy is doing well yet we still have a growing number of residences living in poverty. We heard from speakers ranging from a lawyer who explained the way an incarcerated youth can be crippled by the debt of detention forever. She spoke of a kid who owes $600,000 because he stole a game boy when he was 12.  That...

Read more →