JA alumnus Elijah Janello says he owes a big portion of his success and his current role with Land Title Guarantee Company to JA. Prior to participating in JA, Elijah and his friends didn’t think about money or how important money would be to their future. They hadn’t even considered it. “Going to JA Stock… Read More
JA Finance Park, presented by Transamerica, was easy for Courtney Fay to pitch to her school district. As a middle school counselor at Chappelow K-8 Arts Magnet School, Fay was thrilled to tell colleagues about the program that meets all 21st century college and work readiness requirements, not to mention its $0 price tag for… Read More
True learning comes from doing. JA Finance Park, presented by Transamerica, gives middle and high school students the opportunity to make the same financial decisions adults make each month. By providing students with a dynamic, technologically advanced environment where they take control of their decisions, JA Finance Park helps students build financial skills for life.
It began as a challenge from a friend, and more than a year later Brian Florey continues to support Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain. “Back when the ice bucket challenge was happening for ALS, a good friend of mine issued her own challenge to friends. She asked us to identify a nonprofit organization that inspired us and… Read More
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 enterprise and succeed in a global economy by emphasizing the importance of financial literacy, entrepreneurship and workforce development. Funds will be used to support JA… Read More
Have you ever taken a class that taught personal finance or financial literacy? Since money management is generally not taught in the school system, your answer is probably no. However, it’s an essential element to a well-balanced life, which means it should absolutely be part of any teenager’s education. So, if your school isn’t going… Read More