Wells Fargo Agrees to Continue JA Finance Park Fairfax County Partnership as Housing Storefront partner

Wells Fargo Agrees to Continue JA Finance Park Fairfax County Partnership as Housing Storefront partner

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. 

WTOP: Crash course in money matters for second-graders

WTOP: Crash course in money matters for second-graders

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.

Washington Redskins Rookies Attend JA Finance Park for Second Year

Washington Redskins Rookies Attend JA Finance Park for Second Year

On June 2, the Washington Redskins 2017 rookies got a lesson in the importance of budgeting last Friday afternoon, as they joined forces with students from Thomas G. Pullen Creative and Performing Arts Academy at JA Finance Park Prince George's County in Hyattsville, Md.

Going Above and Beyond for JA® Kids: How one JA Hero’s impact stretches far and wide

Going Above and Beyond for JA® Kids: How one JA Hero’s impact stretches far and wide

“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.

Apple Federal Credit Union Continues Partnership with JA of Greater Washington as the Credit Union Storefront Partner

Apple Federal Credit Union Continues Partnership with JA of Greater Washington as the Credit Union Storefront Partner

Apple Federal Credit Union has agreed to continue their partnership with Junior Achievement of Greater Washington as the Credit Union Storefront at JA Finance Park Fairfax County.

The modern economy is complex. There are so many investment options available to individuals and family to save for the future, many people can be overwhelmed. But as the Credit Union Storefront partner, Apple Federal Credit Union teaches these young people a priceless lesson: that saving early and saving often is key to financial freedom in the future.

Under Leadership of 2016 Washington Business Hall of Fame Laureate Ken Samet, MedStar Health Agrees to JA Finance Park partnership in Montgomery County

Under Leadership of 2016 Washington Business Hall of Fame Laureate Ken Samet, MedStar Health Agrees to JA Finance Park partnership in Montgomery County

MedStar Health is the latest company to have been added to the growing list of Storefront Partners that will play host a Storefront at Junior Achievement of Greater Washington’s forthcoming JA Finance Park Montgomery County, set to open in 2018. Under the leadership of 2016 Washington Business Hall of Fame Laureates, Ken Samet, MedStar Health has agreed to serve as the Healthcare Storefront partner at JA’s newest JA Finance Park.

2017 Washington Business Hall of Fame Laureates Announced

2017 Washington Business Hall of Fame Laureates Announced

Washington Business Hall of Fame founders, Junior Achievement of Greater Washington, the Greater Washington Board of Trade and Washingtonian today announced the 2017 Hall of Fame laureates. The Washington Business Hall of Fame, founded in 1988, recognizes the professional and philanthropic contributions of outstanding business leaders in our region who have made Greater Washington the city that it is today. The annual gala benefits Junior Achievement® and its innovative financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship K-12 programs that inspire the next generation of leaders to navigate their path to the American Dream.

State Farm™ deepens partnership with JA of Greater Washington

State Farm™ deepens partnership with JA of Greater Washington

State Farm has deepened its partnership with JA and it's commitment to JA's Finance Park program. Beginning in Fall 2017, JA Finance Park Fairfax County will showcase a three-tiered display to include a “roadmap” of the park and information about State Farm’s safe driving programs and how safe driving and academic achievement can lower insurance rates.