JA BizTown® and JA Finance Park®
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JA BizTown® and JA Finance Park® is all that, and more. These financial literacy laboratories exist to inspire and prepare youth to succeed. There is no question about it: Financial literacy and sound money management skills are essential to success. Today more than ever, young adults need a strong foundation for making intelligent, lifelong, personal financial decisions.
- Leran the relationship betweeen businesses and consumers
- Help students develop basic economic concepts
- Develop a basci understanding of checking and savings accounts
- Introduce students to unique employment opportunities
- Help students to research adn understand the actual "costs of living" for the basic necessities of life
- Encourage students to develop and demonstrate personal responsibility for learning and self-management
- Communicate and work with schools to promote the highest level of student achievement
- Challenge students to think critically, creatively, analyze tasks, and solve problems
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Thanks to Veterans Park Elementary for allowing Junior Achievement to film their day at JA BizTown®
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"Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."
"Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."
"I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."
"I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."