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New Research Shows Majority of Teens Feel Unprepared to Finance Their Futures

Lack of access to technology emerging as top concern; high schoolers remain concerned about rising higher education costs (Dallas, TX) – After two uncertain and often stressful years, high school students…

JA Worldwide Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

The nomination deadline for the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize is today, and we have just learned that JA Worldwide has been nominated! This is an incredible honor for the entire…

10 Million Reasons for Work and Career Readiness Education

Recently, and for the first time, the number of job openings in the United States exceeded 10 million, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Job Openings and Labor Turnover…

Why Work Needs Meaning

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT: THE MEANING OF WORK Much has been made in recent months about “The Great Resignation,” the tendency of young workers, primarily Millennials and Generation Z, to quit their…

The Payoff Behind Time Management

How to Build a Necessary Life-skill Panic rushes over you. You’re late. The alarm didn’t go off, and now you’re scrambling to start your day. As you nearly drip toothpaste…

Qualities and Skills that Transfer to Entrepreneurial Success

Every parent wants their child to succeed. To find their “niche” where their personality and skills will pay off in the long run. Fortunately, there is a professional space that…

Job Vacancies’ Reaching an All-Time High & What it Means for Teens

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the last business day of March 2021 brought a record high of 8.1 million job openings in the United States. Among those hiring, industries…

Getting Your Child Set Up with a Bank Account

A study by Bankrate in 2019 found the average American adult will stick with his or her bank for slightly over 14 years. Additionally, for millennials (ages 24-39 at the time of…

JA Teens Survey: Financial Impact of Covid-19

Introduction From April 8 to 14, 2020, Wakefield Research conducted a survey on behalf of Junior Achievement USA and Citizens Bank | Citizens One. The survey of 1,000 13- to…

Helping Your Child Choose a Career Path

Future Career Considerations  Don’t wait until the last minute to start these types of discussions with your young adult. Starting their sophomore year, your student should start having a better…

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Helping Your Child Choose A Career Path

The questions and topics to start the conversation Future Career Considerations  Don’t wait until the last minute to start these types of discussions with your young adult. Starting their sophomore…

JA Worldwide Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

The nomination deadline for the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize is today, and we have just learned that JA Worldwide has been nominated! This is an incredible honor for the entire…

ACE Cash Express Partners with JA to Introduce Students to JA Connect Learning Pathways

Populus Financial Group presents a $15,000 donation to Jan Murfield, JA Dallas president, at J.O. Davis Elementary School Populus Financial Group partnered with Junior Achievement to teach students activities related…

Planting New Roots So We Can Grow

Junior Achievement of Dallas is one of 15 non-profit organizations that will be moving into the Water Cooler at Pegasus Park early next year, having been selected after completing a…

JA Alumni Report

Ipsos/JA Alumni Report Ipsos, the world’s third largest market research firm, has conducted this survey of Junior Achievement alumni in the United States. JA Alumni report the impact of Junior…

2021 JA Dallas Business Hall of Fame Laureates Officially Inducted

Junior Achievement Inducts Mark Cuban, Valerie Freeman, and Roland Parrish into Dallas Business Hall of Fame® DALLAS (March 2, 2021) – Junior Achievement of Dallas (JA Dallas) held its 2021…

JA Dallas Launches JA Inspire Virtual Career Exploration Fair for North Texas Students

Junior Achievement Launches JA Inspire Virtual Career Exposition for North Texas Students DALLAS – (March 16, 2021) Junior Achievement of Dallas (JA Dallas) launched its first virtual career exposition called…

OffBeat Business Media: Seated2Serve Podcast

Interview with Jan Murfield

The Scott Murray Show: Relationship Roundtable

Interview with Jan Murfield, Sabih Khan, and Jaylen Freeman

Toyota & The Dallas Morning News

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT AND TOYOTA ARE PREPARING NORTH TEXAS KIDS FOR SUCCESSFUL FINANCIAL FUTURES