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Making Sense: Understanding the Financial Impact of COVID-19

Making Sense of It All A lot has changed in a very short amount of time. At the beginning of 2020, the U.S. stock market was at an all-time high,…

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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…

Inflation, Scarcity, and Teachable Moments

There are several contributing factors to the recent and sustained increase in prices. Though there are more academic ways of explaining how inflation works, a simple definition is “too many…

Teen Shoppers Concerned About Shortages of Gift Items This Holiday Season

A new survey of teens conducted for Junior Achievement by the research firm ENGINE Insights shows that most teens (55%) are concerned that global supply chain issues will result in…

For Fifth Year in Row, JA and Ernst Young Team Up During National Entrepreneurship Month

For the fifth year in a row, Junior Achievement and Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) will connect entrepreneurs with high school students across the country during November, National Entrepreneurship…

Economic Empowerment for a More Equitable and Just Tomorrow

Why JA? And Why Now? Economic Empowerment for a More Equitable and Just Tomorrow – Junior Achievement is committed to promoting a more equitable and just tomorrow for today’s young…

Junior Achievement and Discover Launch JA Finance Park Virtual® to Help Teens Better Understand Financial Concepts

Today, Junior Achievement USA, with the support of Discover, is announcing the launch of JA Finance Park Virtual®. The program is designed to help Middle and High School students better…

Survey: Impact of “Gamestop” Speculations on Teens’ Perceptions of Stockmarket

RSM US LLP (“RSM”) – the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – along with Junior Achievement USA, recently released results from…

Pandemic Impacts Teens Who Feel Behind in Education, Need Emotional Support

A survey of teens conducted for Junior Achievement by the research firm ENGINE Insights shows that nearly 2-in-5 (39%) feel that they are behind educationally because of the pandemic. Of…

Team of Junior Achievement Teen Entrepreneurs from North Central Ohio, Named “JA Company of the Year”

On Thursday, June 24, the teen entrepreneurs of finlit, a JA Student Company from North Central Ohio, representing Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio, were selected from among 15 JA…

Survey: 68% of 16- and 17-Year-Olds Plan to Work This Summer

A new survey of teens conducted for Junior Achievement by the research firm ENGINE Insights shows that two-thirds of 16- and 17-year-olds (68%) plan to work this summer. Nearly the…