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 »
This year’s 2018 National Leadership Conference (NLC) took place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin as Junior Achievement of Wisconsin served as host to Junior Achievement (JA) associates from all over the country. Throughout the week-long event, JA employees and sponsors came together as friends and business colleagues. Concluding the week were awards given to JA associates who have displayed... Read More About Award Recipients of Junior Achievement’s 2018 National Leadership Conference »
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. , June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you think you know the basics when it comes to finances? According to a new nationwide survey released today by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), millennials still have a lot to learn about fundamental personal finance topics such as credit scores, compound interest and investing. ... Read More About 4 out of 5 Millennials Can't Answer Basic Financial Questions »
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