Jade plants need bright light, but should not be exposed to a lot of direct sun (which may cause leaf scorch). Mature jade plants can be encouraged to flower in late winter or early spring if given a rest period with reduced watering, no fertilizer, and full darkness at night.
6" Jade Plant
Sunlight: thrives in bright filtered light but can also live with only having indoor fluorescent lighting
Water: Water once every 4-5 days making sure soil never feels to dry