JA Influencer | Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes

JA INFLUENCER

Thought Leadership Powered by Voya

About JA Influencer

JA Influencer is a resource for educators to discuss topical subjects on financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship with students. Designed with high school students in mind, the JA Influencer white paper and discussion guide dive into current events to prompt conversation and learning.

 

Understanding the Student Loan Explosion

Understanding the Student Loan Explosion

Americans owe more than $1.2 trillion in student loan debt. This paper, Understanding the Student Loan Explosion, and discussion guide can help your students better understand the issues surrounding student debt and make better informed decisions about paying for higher education.

 View and Download: Understanding the Student Loan Explosion

 View and Download: Understanding the Student Loan Explosion Discussion Guide 

 

Crude Facts: The Winners and Losers of Low Oil Prices

Crude Facts: The Winners and Losers of Low Oil Prices

The price at the pump has fallen in recent months, but what are the economic factors contributing to lower gas prices? Crude Facts: The Winners and Losers of Low Oil Prices paper and discussion guide explain how the laws of supply and demand impact energy prices in terms teens can understand.

 View and Download: The Winners and Losers of Low Oil Prices

 View and Download: The Winners and Losers of Low Oil Prices Discussion Guide

 

Research Center

Read more highly informative critical issues papers developed by JA USA.

Work Readiness

Entrepreneurship

Financial Literacy

 
 
 
 
 
 
  • "This is great, it fits my curriculum plan perfectly."

    First grade teacher using the online version of JA's Traditional Curriculum
  • "The JA online programming is a success. After his first lesson, my kindergartener has been talking about good and bad choices all afternoon."

    Parent of student using newly released Online Programming
  • "I like to do this type of school work."

    Middle school student using newly released Online Programming
  • "I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."

    Junior Achievement Student

-Supported By-

Get Involved!

Junior Achievement
of the Michigan Great Lakes

Donate Now    Volunteer    Request a
Program