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Category: Financial Literacy

April 4, 2019

How Young Is Too Young to Talk About Money?

JA and TIAA tackle the taboo subject of talking about money with kids on Denver’s Money Talk Radio Talking about finances can feel a bit taboo, but money is everywhere...

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March 25, 2019

Volunteering with JA offers young professional “an opportunity for self-growth”

Matt Aschermann (left) at a young professionals' networking event with JA Engage Volunteers are the backbone of Junior Achievement (JA). They generously offer their time, passion, work and life experience...

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March 18, 2019

Northern Colorado School Counselor Expands JA Scope Throughout Rural Community

[caption id="attachment_17402" align="alignleft" width="250"] Middle school students from Greeley explore their simulated budgets at the JA Finance Park Rockies booth[/caption] [caption id="attachment_17403" align="alignright" width="150"] Courtney Fay, Chappelow K-8 Arts Magnet...

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February 25, 2019

JA and Broncos Empower Future Female Leaders

One hundred young women from Denver Public Schools attended the inaugural Girls Empowerment Summit, hosted by Denver Broncos Community Development, where they participated in Junior Achievement (JA) workshops on Personal...

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September 25, 2018

Majority of Teens are Worried About their Parents’ Preparedness to Retire, Know Little About Planning for their Own Retirement

A new survey by Junior Achievement and AIG reveals the retirement plans and attitudes of U.S. Teens A new survey by Junior Achievement USA and global insurance company AIG finds...

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March 29, 2018

President’s Message: A different kind of home opener for the Colorado Rockies this spring

The average household spends 5.5% of their monthly income on entertainment. For those who had the privilege of seeing Hamilton (Woo hoo! I finally got tickets!), that percentage is probably...

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September 29, 2017

Volunteer prepares students to become financially savvy adults

Serving her community’s financial needs is part of Lauren Money’s job. Lauren is the vice president of enterprise risk administration and the Community Reinvestment Act/fair lending officer at Colorado Federal...

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March 20, 2017

Preventing students from having to write “Dear Susan”

For a period of about ten years, I was known as “Susan.” No, I wasn’t in the witness protection program. I was an online advice columnist for a company that...

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October 17, 2016

Students from mountain communities visit Denver businesses, gain financial know-how

[caption id="attachment_14076" align="alignright" width="311"] Steamboat Middle School students learn about careers and the world of work thanks to Comcast, Noble Energy and Root Sports.[/caption] Throughout the 2016/17 school year, mountain...

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