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Category: Financial Literacy

June 24, 2016

Volunteers from Buckley Air Force Base Teach More than Financial Lessons to Area Students

[caption id="attachment_13585" align="alignleft" width="324"] JA volunteers from Buckley Air Force Base spent the day at McMeen Elementary School[/caption] The men and women who serve the United States of America at...

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May 26, 2016

DaVita Healthcare Partners and JA create Pathways to Success

[caption id="attachment_13456" align="alignright" width="250"] DaVita Healthcare Partners volunteer Jennifer Sharma assists students with career research[/caption] A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Right? But what if...

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April 4, 2016

Survey reveals disconnect in college financial planning; JA resources designed to help

When it comes to planning for college, many young people are unprepared and ill-advised. While many plan to pursue higher education, a large percentage of high school students are clueless...

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September 30, 2015

Inspiring students to be FutureSmart

On Tuesday, November 10, 2016 more than 2,000 Junior Achievement students will take part in MassMutual’s FutureSmart Challenge at the Pepsi Center. In partnership with MassMutual and the Denver Nuggets,...

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June 1, 2015

It’s a reality: SB56 was signed into law

[caption id="attachment_10882" align="alignleft" width="280"] Dr. Sherri Mitchell and Governor John Hickenlooper[/caption] The Colorado legislative session adjourned on May 6, 2015. The 70th General Assembly considered an unprecedented number of education-related...

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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. Credit What is compound interest? Why is...

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April 9, 2014

New survey reveals gender gap among teens planning to attend college

Junior Achievement USA® (JA) and The Allstate Foundation’s 2014 Teens & Personal Finance Survey reveals a gender gap among teenagers’ views and habits on budgeting, college plans and future earning...

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October 22, 2013

JA Featured on PBS’ American Graduate Day Broadcast

Junior Achievement was recently featured on PBS’ national broadcast about nonprofits who are working to boost U.S. high school graduation rates.

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October 7, 2013

New Web Portal Designed to Boost Kids’ Money Confidence

Junior Achievement and T. Rowe Price have partnered to develop a new web portal, www.moneyconfidentkids.com/JA, designed to serve as a go-to resource on financial education for parents, educators and students. The...

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