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Junior Achievement hosts Hall of Fame Celebrating 100 Years of JA

Left to right: Ronnie Fussell, Duval County Clerk of the Circuit Courts; Baptist Health Jacksonville President and CEO Hugh Greene; and Darnell Smith, Florida Blue North Florida Region market president. Photo credit: Jacksonville Daily Record     Junior Achievement of North Florida hosted their annual Hall of Fame luncheon where they celebrated 100 years of...
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69 Percent of Teens Support “Debt-Free College;” Drops to 33 Percent if it Means “Higher Taxes”

New Survey by Junior Achievement Gauges Teens’ Expectations when it comes to Paying for College A new survey by Junior Achievement (JA) conducted by the research group Engine shows that more than two-thirds (69%) of teens between the ages of 13 and 17 support the idea of “debt-free college.” However, that support drops to a third (33%) if it’s paid for with higher taxes. The...
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Junior Achievement of North Florida Hosts Hall of Fame Luncheon, a Celebration of 100 Years

Junior Achievement of North Florida will be hosting their annual Hall of Fame luncheon on May 14, 2019. The event is part of the organization’s celebration of their 100 years of service and adds another name to the elite group of people who have received the Thompson S. Baker “Solid As A Rock” Award. This year Darnell Smith, Florida Blue’s market president for the North Florida region,...
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Which Leadership Style Are You?

Not all leaders are the same. From school group projects to navigating through escape rooms with friends, your leadership skills evolve throughout life and will determine the relationships you have in and out of the workplace!   To better understand what type of leader you are, use the flow chart below!  
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More than A Third of Teens Don’t Believe they will be Financially Independent from Parents by Age 30

New Survey by Junior Achievement and Citizens Bank Highlights Teens’ Top Financial Goals and Concerns A new survey by Junior Achievement (JA) and Citizens Bank shows that 63 percent of teens believe they will be financially independent of their parents by the age of 30, meaning that more than a third of teens surveyed do not hold this belief. The survey is being released in conjunction...
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