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Handwritten Thank Yous - When to Send Them and Why

Not surprisingly, the day after Christmas is National Thank You Day! What seems like a lost art, this day reminds us about the importance of Thank Yous! While it's definitely important to write thank yous for gifts received, and for big events such as weddings, a new house, or new baby, we want to focus on WHEN you should send Thank Yous when you're in school and in the business world, and...
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JA's Christmas Favorites!

The gifts have been wrapped, the cookies have been made, the tree has been put up, and the carols are being sung! That's right, it's officially Christmastime, and with just over a week to go, JA wants to share our Christmas favorites with you!  Christmas Music  Two of our staff members (Marci & Mandy G!) love the song "Oh Holy Night." Ashley adores all...
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Holiday Spending Saving Tips!

Two weeks from tomorrow is Chirstmas Day! We know that this time of year, regardless of what plans or holidays you celebrate, it's a time where saving money can be hard, and stretching the budget seems like a daily activity. While you're making lists, keep some of these holiday saving tips in mind (some of them you can get a headstart for next year!).  Stock up on wrapping...
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JA's Thanksgiving Favorites

It's Thanksgiving week! In just a few days, millions of miles will be driven on interstates, lots of post-turkey naps taken, and memories made! We are in the Thanksgiving spirit here around the JA office, and we want to share some of our favorite Thanksgiving foods and traditions with you! Maybe we have some in common with you, but maybe we're a little different! Favorite Foods  ...
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What Can You Do with an Extra Hour? Here are some JA Influenced ideas!

This weekend is Daylight Savings Time! Days get shorter, nights get longer, and we Fall Back one hour this weekend as we're sleeping on Saturday night! Here are some ideas of what you can do with that extra hour, based on JA's three pillars of financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and workforce readiness!  Budget with your kiddos! Print off a very generic budget sheet, and take...
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