Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to recognize and celebrate the histories, cultures, and contributions of Latin-American from September 15 th to October 15 th . The celebration started as just a week in 1968 by President Johnson and was later expanded into a month by President Reagan in 1988. During this time of celebration, we, Junior Achievement, want to take a moment to... Read More About Hispanic Heritage Month: Hispanic Business Leaders »
Majority of Teens are Worried About their Parents’ Preparedness to Retire, Know Little About Planning for their Own Retirement New Survey by Junior Achievement & AIG Reveals Retirement Plans and Attitudes of U.S. Teens Aged 13-18 September 25, 2018 – A new survey by Junior Achievement USA and AIG finds that nearlytwo-thirds (63 percent) of teens are concerned about their... Read More About New Survey by Junior Achievement and AIG Reveals Retirement Plans and Attitudes of U.S. Teens »
What is financial literacy? Financial literacy can be understood as the skillset or knowledge to manage monetary resources efficiently in order to accommodate one’s needs today and in the future. Some of the basic fundamentals that make up a financially literate individual include: the ability to budget, how to go about saving, the impact of credit and debt, investing towards one’s... Read More About Financial Literacy in Elementary School »
Junior Achievement is happy to announce that Jeff Baxter of Irwin is our lucky winner of the 2018 Junior Achievement Golden Ticket Raffle. He wins a pair of season tickets to each of the following teams: Pittsburgh Steelers Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh Pirates Washington Wild Things Pittsburgh Riverhounds Penn State Football (including a parking pass) ... Read More About We Have a Winner - Pittsburgh's Golden Ticket »
Over 120 people came out to support JA at the inaugural event, Ignite the Night, held at BURN by Rocky Patel, in the North Shore. This event was the first of its kind for JAWPA, where event attendees received a Golden Ticket, as well as some complimentary perks as part of their admission ticket. The event raised just under $10,000, in which all proceeds benefit JA's programming. ... Read More About Junior Achievement's Pittsburgh's Golden Ticket Premier Event - Ignite the Night »
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