On June 2, the Washington Redskins 2017 rookies got a lesson in the importance of budgeting as they joined forces with Thomas G. Pullen Creative and Performing Arts Academy students at JA Finance Park Prince George’s County.
Research by Gallup shows that two-thirds of adults are financially illiterate, with women trailing men at a five percent deficit. To help combat the global prominence of financial illiteracy, JA Worldwide® (Junior Achievement) and HSBC Holdings plc (HSBC) are relaunching the JA More than Money program to elementary students in nearly 30 countries around the world
More than 70 high school students attended the Junior Achievement National Student Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C., sponsored by Delta.
Student teams demonstrated their business acumen, creativity and entrepreneurial thinking in a competitive environment at a national level by showcasing their companies to Members of Congress and business leaders.
From June 18-22 The JA of Greater Washington student entrepreneurs who created Pick-Me-Up rounded out their year by competiting for the JA Company of the Year at the JA National Student Leadership Summit (NSLS), right here in Washington, D.C.
JA® is pleased to announce that Wells Fargo has agreed to continue their partnership at JA Finance Park® Fairfax County in the coming school year. Wells Fargo has partnered with JA since JA Finance Park Fairfax County first opened its doors in 2010. Now, they will be transitioning from the Insurance Storefront partner, to the Housing Storefront partner.
SILVER SPRING, Md. — Woodlin Elementary School is home of the Woodlin Wizards, and on Friday, the kids got a chance to become financial wizards. Volunteers with Junior Achievement, the nonprofit that focuses on entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial literacy, joined students for a daylong crash course in money management.
“NEVER be afraid to be yourself. You are the best person to be you.”
When asked what advice she has for the next generation, Tiffany Ferriss offered this piece of guidance.
“Being someone else will do a disservice to the amazing person you were destined to be,” she said. And it is clear that Tiffany herself has taken this advice to heart. A natural socialite and leader, Tiffany exudes an air of confidence, openness, and positivity when she walks into the room.
No doubt that these qualities have led to her success as Manager of Branch Administration for the DMV Metro Market at professional staffing agency, Robert Half.