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August 24, 2017

Transamerica: Presenting Sponsor of JA Finance Park

Recognized as a leading provider of life insurance, retirement products and investment solutions, Transamerica is dedicated to helping clients “live well today and worry less tomorrow.” This commitment extends beyond...

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Former Entrepreneur Inspires JA Students

[caption id="attachment_15157" align="alignright" width="250"] Frank Pulley finds joy in teaching JA programs and working with kids[/caption] What’s the special ingredient in JA’s secret sauce? It’s simple – our volunteers! Meet...

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August 3, 2017

The Benefits of Applied Learning

Applied learning is based on the concept that hands-on experiences in the real world are more beneficial for young students than simply listening to a lesson inside of a classroom....

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August 1, 2017

Building a Cathedral

We are immensely proud of the impact that you help us make on students in our local market. Ensuring that our local young people are prepared for what’s next is what...

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July 26, 2017

Colorado State Bank and Trust: Committed to Financial Learning for Life

Making financial education engaging, meaningful and long lasting is a top priority for Colorado State Bank and Trust (CSBT). A long-time JA-Rocky Mountain corporate partner, the bank and its employees...

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July 13, 2017

Colin Spreier shares lasting influence of JA volunteerism

Before he was a JA classroom volunteer, a director at Grant Thornton or a graduate student in accounting at Oklahoma City University, Colin Spreier was a middle school student. He...

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July 1, 2017

Harvard’s recognition of JA Finance Park

JA Finance Park, presented by Transamerica, is one of JA-Rocky Mountain’s most popular and engaging programs for middle and high school students.  Recently, JA Finance Park was recognized by Harvard University's Global...

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June 27, 2017

Witnessing opportunity and liberation emerge

When I was in my 20s, my Mom retired from teaching accounting at the University of Colorado and joined the Peace Corps. As you might know, the Peace Corps assigns...

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June 26, 2017

Western Union Empowers Communities Through Financial Literacy

[caption id="attachment_14982" align="alignright" width="257"] Western Union Foundation Executive Director Elizabeth Roscoe (right) and Chief of Staff Nicole Vogrin teach JA Ourselves[/caption] Repeatedly, Western Union employees demonstrate their steadfast commitment to...

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