Category: JA Finance Park

May 13, 2021

Community Partners Advance JA Finance Park Reach

A student shows off his budget inside of the JA Finance Park facility. Financial literacy and career readiness are two of the key pathways behind JA’s mission. For nearly a...

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September 2, 2020

Reinventing JA Programs for a Virtual World

Above: JA's Virtual Finance Park simulation, presented by Transamerica. We know this has not been an easy year for parents, teachers, or students. That’s why Junior Achievement is stepping up...

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August 15, 2019

Elijah’s Story

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...

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March 18, 2019

Northern Colorado School Counselor Expands JA Scope Throughout Rural Community

Middle school students from Greeley explore their simulated budgets at the JA Finance Park Rockies booth Courtney Fay, Chappelow K-8 Arts Magnet School Counselor JA Finance Park, presented by Transamerica,...

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December 2, 2015

JA Finance Park

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...

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November 30, 2015

JA Supporter Demonstrates the Power of Long-term Giving

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...

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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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September 15, 2014

7 Financial Literacy Tips for Teenagers

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,...

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