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Machias Savings Bank: "Tips for Teaching A Child To Save"

Machias Savings Bank: Tips for Teaching A Child To Save Melissa Moffett Vice President, Customer Service  My young son recently opened a birthday present from his grandmother which included a bag full of coins and dollar bills with a hand-written note stating, “For your piggy bank”.  After contemplating what app he could buy with his new found treasure, he asked,...
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What is JA?

What is the number one reason students drop out of school? They don't see the importance or relevance of what they are learning. Junior Achievement, also known as "JA", seeks to solve this issue by encouraging students to make connections between what they are learning in school and what they can become in the future.   Were you lucky enough to have JA as a student? I...
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Second Annual Maine App Challenge

This is a guest post by Dana Staples , a software engineer at Tyler Technologies.    Tyler Technologies' second annual Maine App Challenge is just getting underway and we would like YOU to check it out. This contest is for high school students 13 years of age and older, who are Maine residents, to create and present a mobile app of their own design for a chance to win...
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