Money Memories and Stories with Ilona

Ilona (creator of Bear and The Bull, and creator and host of NPR’s Money Memories) joins this episode to talk about how our “money memories” influence us today. Why... See More

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Ilona (creator of Bear and The Bull, and creator and host of NPR’s Money Memories) joins this episode to talk about how our “money memories” influence us today. Why is it important to talk about money? Why is financial education important? Also, why is Trader Joe’s so great? We talk about all of this (and more).

Ilona (creator of Bear and The Bull, and creator and host of NPR’s Money Memories) joins this episode to talk about how our “money memories” influence us today. Why is it important to talk about money? Why is financial education important? Also, why is Trader Joe’s so great? We talk about all of this (and more).

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Megumi Smisson

Originally from Tokyo, Japan, Megumi Smisson is a current Angeleno who has previously lived in New York and San Francisco. After graduating from New York University, she worked in entertainment marketing before pursuing a career as an actor. After getting some TV, commercial, and hosting experience under her belt along with years of waiting tables, Megumi returned to the corporate world as an international marketing professional. Throughout her multicultural upbringing, corporate experience, and creative endeavors, Megumi has learned above all else the importance of financial knowledge for anyone all across the world.