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What do 8th Graders Know About Retirement Planning?

What Do 8th Graders Know About Retirement Planning? Junior Achievement Board Member and volunteer Josh Chase shares his experience breaking down a difficult topic and making it relevant to middle schoolers.   Josh J. Chase CFP®, Financial Advisor at  Lebel & Harriman, LLP  recently visited an 8th grade classroom at Lewiston Middle School to talk...
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How Certify is Building Maine's Future Workforce

How Certify is Building Maine's Future Workforce Through Junior Achievement  Certify volunteers visited local 2nd graders to talk about jobs, businesses, and how communities work together.  Since the 2017-18 school year, Certify  employees have connected with over 125 local Maine students to share what their organization has to offer. Nearly 15...
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A Culture of Volunteering at Machias Savings Bank

Guest Blog: Machias Savings Bank's Culture of Volunteering Fits Perfectly with Junior Achievement of Maine Join with us in shaping the lives of Maine students by volunteering with Junior Achievement of Maine! For over 100 years, JA has been inspiring youth through classes, mentorship, and job shadowing. These efforts prepare students for a successful future. Offering...
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Why Gorham Savings Bank Supports JA in Many Ways

Gorham Savings Bank Visits Local Classrooms to Promote Financial Literacy    Gorham Savings Bank  (GSB) has been a longtime partner of Junior Achievement of Maine, supporting programming across the state by providing numerous volunteers and financial support to ensure more students benefit from JA programming. GSB understands the importance of...
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Southern Maine Makes the List for Top 10 hottest job markets in 2020

Top 10 Hottest Job Markets in 2020 Last month ZipRecruiter identified the hottest job markets in the year ahead, based on growing number of job postings, average number of job openings per job seeker, and median wage (among other criteria). Not surprisingly to those from the area, Portland-South Portland-Biddeford was ranked #5 on that list (full list below). Top 10...
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