Junior Achievement is happy to announce that Kelly Marshall of Seven Fields is our lucky winner of the 2019 Junior Achievement Golden Meal Ticket Raffle. She wins over $3,000 in local restaurant gift cards including: Toscana Brick Oven The LeMont AMPD Group (Ten Penny, Social House 7, Steel Cactus, Local, Fairway Grille, Delanie's) Cannon's Chophouse ... Read More About Grand Prize Winner Takes Home Over $3,000 in Restaurant Gift Cards! »
Did you know: According to the Council for Economic Education , only 17 states require students to take a personal finance course in high school. That means when it comes to learning how to budget, write a check, balance a checkbook, and pick a credit card, most young adults have had no education or experience on these matters... Skeptical of the impact a high school course... Read More About Money Concepts Your Student Should Know Before High School »
How old were you when you made your first New Year’s Resolution? Do you remember what it was? With 2019 nearly upon us, JA wanted to know if teens are making their resolutions for this upcoming year, and if so, what they were. According to a survey of 1,000 U.S. teens, conducted by Junior Achievement USA and ORC International, nearly 9 in 10 teens (88%) are planning on making New Year’s... Read More About Countdown to Resolutions for Teens »
You work out for your physical wellness, you eat right to maintain internal wellness but what are you doing to improve your financial welfare? By definition, financial wellness is the ability and understanding of successfully managing financial expenses. This concept revolves around the sense of feeling financially secure and free in the present day and future. Those who have achieved... Read More About Building Financial Wellness in Teens »
Filling the Skilled-Workers Gap 11/27/18 4:26 PM Is a question that is top-of-mind for many high schoolers —what will I do once I graduate? For many, it has become the norm to take a loan out to continue one’s education for another four years at a college with the hope of landing a good-paying job. Yet recent data show that employers are... Read More About Filling the Skilled-Workers Gap »
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