But truth be told, every day is Financial Awareness Day at Junior Achievement (JA). For decades, the non-profit has worked to equip tomorrow's leaders – students in elementary school through high school – with financial and entrepreneurial tools to build meaningful careers and successful lives.
New York, March 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Following its quarterly Board of Directors meeting, Junior Achievement USA® (JA) presented Citi with the U.S. President’s Volunteer Service Award for its commitment to encouraging community service and its support to the organization, which includes more than 15,000 volunteer hours in 2013. This marks the seventh consecutive year that Citi has received the President’s Volunteer Service Award, and it is one of 39 JA corporate partners to be honored this year. As a Gold level recipient, Citi received the highest possible recognition.
Million Dollar Grant To Junior Achievement of New Jersey Supports A Program That Brings ‘Economics of Life’ To Life To Students
Princeton, December 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – On Sunday, December 8 at MetLife Stadium, Junior Achievement of New Jersey was presented a $1 million grant by MetLife Foundation to own and operate a JA BizTown® program in the state of New Jersey.
Capital One and Junior Achievement USA are working together to reinforce one of the building blocks of a great economy—sound personal financial management. Their award-winning program provides practical learning experiences that inspire students toward personal responsibility.
“JA Build Your Future” Enhances Commitments to Helping Instill Responsible Financial Behavior
Colorado Springs, Colo., September 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - PwC US and Junior Achievement USA® (JA) today announced the launch of JA Build Your Future, an app designed to assist with financial planning as teens look towards post-secondary education and explore their desired careers.
Junior Achievement USA® and ING U.S. Foundation present 2013 Teens & Careers Survey
Colorado Springs, Colo., September 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Released today, Junior Achievement USA® (JA) and the ING U.S. Foundation’s 2013 Teens & Careers survey reveals a substantial year-over-year decline in teens’ interest in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and medical-related fields. This is the 12th year the survey has been conducted. An executive summary of the 2013 Teens & Career Survey is available here.
Research from The Allstate Foundation and Junior Achievement USA shows year-over-year decline in teen savings rates; organizations offer tips for family money management conversation
NORTHBROOK, Ill., January 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The New Year is frequently a time to re-evaluate personal financial goals and research from The Allstate Foundation and Junior Achievement USA shows that for America’s teens, it might be more pressing than ever before. The Teens and Personal Finance Poll, conducted annually by The Allstate Foundation and Junior Achievement USA, found that the number of teens who report saving at least half of their income declined 28 percent from 2011.