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JA360: Viewpoints

Do you know if your school district requires students to take a personal finance course?

Do you know if your school district requires students to take a personal finance course? Did you know that Pennsylvania is one of the many states that do not require a personal finance course as a graduation requirement? High school juniors and seniors face the major decision of continuing their education at a college or trade school or to enter the workforce. These decisions are...
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Inaugural Young Professionals Luncheon and Inspiring Success Awards Ceremony

Inaugural Young Professionals Luncheon and Inspiring Success Awards Ceremony On Friday January 26, Junior Achievement hosted the Inaugural Young Professionals Luncheon and Inspiring Success Awards Ceremony at the Westin Hotel. The Pittsburgh Community was asked to nominate their peers between the ages of 25- 40 who have gone above and beyond in their careers. Each honoree was selected by...
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January is JA Alumni Month!

Were you involved with Junior Achievement as a kid? If you were, you were one of 100 million young people who have experienced JA since the organization’s founding in 1919. Whether you started a business as part of the original JA Company Program, learned about possible careers through JA Job Shadow, made decisions as a “grownup” in JA Finance Park or JA BizTown, or had a JA volunteer...
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A Look into Holiday Spending

A Look into Holiday Spending   According to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) recent survey of over 7,400 holiday shoppers, young adults from ages 18 to 24 are expected to increase their spending this holiday season. On reason being that this age group has a tendency to conduct prior research on gifts and is ready to buy during the holiday season. Over half (61%)...
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November is Entrepreneurship Month

  Junior Achievement & EY Research Shows Need to Promote Entrepreneurship among Today’s Teens   New research conducted by ORC International on behalf of Junior Achievement (JA) and EY shows that nearly nine-in-ten parents (88%) would be extremely or very likely to support their teen’s interest in becoming an entrepreneur as an adult, but less than one-in-three teens...
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