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Black Friday Survey: More than a Third of Teens Plan to Hit the Malls this Holiday Shopping Season

Junior Achievement Survey Shows Online and Traditional Discount Brick-and-Mortar Stores Tied as Teens’ Top Choices for Shopping this Holiday Season Traditional retailers may be getting a holiday gift from America’s teenagers this shopping season. A new survey from Junior Achievement USA (JA) shows that more than a third of teens (35%) plan to make some of their holiday purchases...
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Program Highlight: JA Career Speakers Series

JA Career Speakers Series ™ In  JA Career Speakers Series , a volunteer guest speaker visits the classroom and shares information about his or her career, work, and education experience. (Grades K-12) Junior Achievement's unique delivery system provides the training, materials, and support necessary to bolster the chances for student success. The impact is...
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NEWS RELEASE: Bank of America Awards $50,000 Grant to Junior Achievement of Maine

November 12, 2019 Bank of America Awards $50,000 Grant to Junior Achievement of Maine The nonprofit was named Maine’s inaugural Neighborhood Champion, a new initiative from Bank of America supporting economic mobility and nonprofit leadership PORTLAND, MAINE — At the Maine launch of its Neighborhood Champions program, Bank of America awarded a $50,000 grant to Junior...
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JA's Maine Business Hall of Fame Honors Local Community Members

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT’S 5 th ANNUAL MAINE BUSINESS HALL OF FAME RECOGNIZES TWO OUTSTANDING BUSINESS LEADERS Bangor, ME – Since 1990, Junior Achievement of Maine’s Business Hall of Fame has honored the state’s most distinguished businessmen and women for their outstanding contributions to free enterprise and the promise of a better, stronger society. At the 5 th ...
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Wells Fargo: Why Financial Literacy Matters

Wells Fargo: Why Financial Literacy Matters This week's guest blog features an important perspective from Wells Fargo, whose vision is to "help their customers succeed financially" - a vision that aligns well with Junior Achievement of Maine's mission to inspire and prepare young people to succeed.    The importance of gaining financial literacy skills can’t be...
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