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April 30, 2015

Partner Profile: Nelnet

Nelnet is working to make educational dreams possible.  Headquartered in Lincoln Nebraska with locations throughout the U.S. and Canada, Nelnet associates serve customers throughout the education life cycle, helping families...

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April 29, 2015

“Through JA, I can empower a young person”

Nicole Staudinger’s first experience with Junior Achievement dates back nearly 15 years. As a new officer for FirstBank, Nicole was introduced to Junior Achievement through the JA Bowl-A-Thon. She started...

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April 27, 2015

State Farm® Awards $20,000 Grant to Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc.

State Farm announced that it has awarded a $20,000 grant to Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA). JA is a nonprofit organization that inspires and prepares young people to embrace free...

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April 17, 2015

Professional and Personal Transformation

By Andy Silver, State Farm Agent and JA Volunteer Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. has played an important role in my life as a business owner and volunteer.  I first volunteered...

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April 6, 2015

Man on the Street: Financial Literacy

April is National Financial Literacy Month and we hit the street to talk to parents and teens about credit, budgeting and personal finance. CreditWhat is compound interest? Why is it...

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March 27, 2015

Fogo de Chão offers special to support JA

Join us on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at Fogo de Chão for an unforgettable dining experience that supports Junior Achievement. A special $50 menu is being offered and 100% of...

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February 27, 2015

Free Programs: How it’s possible

How many times have you heard the phrase “There’s no such thing as a free lunch”? We are taught from an early age to be skeptical of things that seem...

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The Real Volunteer Experience Video

Volunteers embody the heart of Junior Achievement. Our passionate volunteers transform the key concepts of our lessons into a message that inspires and empowers students to believe in themselves, showing them...

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February 25, 2015

“I found my niche”

Charles McCarthy found his place in Junior Achievement while talking with a friend, Bob Yager. Bob challenged Charlie with the simple task to “teach the kids.” Bob invited Charlie to...

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