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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Survey Finds High School Graduates Delayed College Plans, Concerned About Financial Security

Class of 2020 Significantly Impacted by COVID-19, concerned about financing college and financial future DALLAS – Class of 2020 Significantly Impacted by COVID-19, concerned about financing college and financial future.…

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…